PLEASE POST: POSTDOC position & PhD scholarship in IT @ Griffith

Frank Dehne F.Dehne at
Tue Aug 3 15:44:32 PDT 2004

JOB OPENINGS @ Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia 

(1) Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Parallel Data Warehousing and OLAP (3 
(2) PhD Scholarship: Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics (3 years)

Contact: Professor Frank Dehne, School of Computing and IT, Griffith 
Nathan, Brisbane, Qld 4111, AUSTRALIA,

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Parallel Data Warehousing and OLAP (3 years)
Applications are invited for a 3 year Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
position to work on a APAC/QPCF/Griffith funded research project on 
Parallel Data Warehousing and OLAP. Includes primary function as Chief 
System Architect, responsible for a base system with approximately 80,000 
lines of C++/MPI code, coordinating several programmers working into a cvs 
repository, and research collaboration for the design of new parallel Data 
Warehousing and OLAP methods. This project is part of an international 
collaboration between Griffith University, Dalhousie University in Canada 
and Purdue University in USA on parallel Data Warehousing and OLAP for 
Beowulf cluster type parallel machines. A 128 processor cluster at 
Griffith is currently being installed for this project. For more details 
about the project, see and This is a full time, fixed-term position (three 
years). An appointment will be made at the level of Research Fellow Level 
1 or 2 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. 
The successful candidate can be located at either the Nathan or Gold Coast 
campus of Griffith University.
- Chief system architect, responsible for a code base of approximately 
80,000 lines of C++/MPI code.
- Responsible for organising, extending and maintaining the code base 
within a cvs repository.
- Responsible for coordinating the work of several programmers.
- Participate in research on new parallel data warehousing and OLAP 
- Participate in publication of results from above research.
Annual Salary: Level 1 $43,901 to $51,642; Level 2 $56,284 to $66,839. 
Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $51,364 
to $60,421 and $65,852 to $78,202 respectively. 
Application Process: See (Follow the 
steps indicated at

PhD scholarship: Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics (3 years)
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD scholarship in the area of 
Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics. The scholarship is worth AU$16k per 
annum for three years. This PhD scholarship is co-funded between Griffith 
University ( and the Queensland Parallel 
Supercomputing Foundation (QPSF, for research into 
parallel algorithms and parallel software for Bioinformatics. Research 
will involve work on parallel code for multiple sequence alignments 
(Clustal XP, and other Bioinformatics 
applications. The research is of an interdisciplinary nature and will be 
done within an international team from Australia, Canada, USA, and Europe 
(see and The 
successfull applicant will have a solid background in Computer Science and 
an interest in research that spans the development of larger parallel 
software packages, algorithmic research, and interaction with researchers 
in the Biosciences. Applicants should have a good academic record and be 
willing to work in a multidisciplinary field. 
Application Process: Send CV, transcripts, two letters of reference, and 
samples of research and development work to Professor Frank Dehne,


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