Faculty Position in High Performance Computing
University Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam

Faculty Position in High Performance Computing


Over the past decade Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamentally a teaching university to a first class international university of excellence in teaching and research.


In education, our undergraduate GenNEXT degree programme emphasises broad-based learning, programmes that cross disciplinary boundaries and real world experiential learning in the form of the Discovery Year. The curriculum ensures that students are exposed to essential life skills such as critical thinking, reasoning, communication, quantitative analysis and with both national and global perspectives. The Discovery Year component in which students spend one year of their four year programme outside the university, has proven very successful. It has also resulted in a very multi-cultural campus, with international students accounting for almost twenty percent of our student population.


The research funding and facilities at UBD have developed tremendously and consequently lead to a significant increase in graduate students and collaborators coming to UBD to undertake research. With the massive academic mobility including increased joint academic programmes, research collaborations and networks such as iCUBE and Borneo Studies Network (BSN), UBD’s active partnerships with institutions worldwide have contributed to the tremendous improvement in campus life, teaching and research output at the university.


The Institute of Applied of Applied Data Analytics (IADA) in UBD is looking to expand its research capabilities in the areas of Bioinformatics, Natural Language Processing and Agriculture. We strive to generate high research impact and achieve global research excellence through collaborative work with international partners.


IADA007 High Performance Computing

The Institute of Applied Data Analytics at Universiti Brunei Darussalam is seeking a talented and ambitious academic to develop, lead and impact state-of-the-art research in high performance and cluster computing.

The applicant should hold a PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline; and have a strong publication track record.   Demonstrated experience with Redhat/CentOS Linux administration, batch HPC cluster environment, high-speed local area networking system, databases, parallel file systems and storage and archival storage and tape libraries is most desired. Other desired qualifications include knowledge in deployment of new technologies such as GPU’s, Hadoop and cloud computing, in deployment and optimisation of resource management and scheduling software and policies.

The successful candidate for this position will generate research ideas, develop solutions to complex HPC problems, execute research projects in close collaboration with others, publish their research advances in top tier conferences and journals, and demonstrate leadership in the greater professional community.

Prior teaching experience of advanced-level undergraduate courses in HPC, computer networks, cloud, distributed and/or parallel computing, will be an advantage.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate level modules in the Data Analytics or Computer Science programmes. He or she will supervise or co-supervised final year and postgraduate students from the institute as well as from different faculties in projects related to HPC and Computer Science.  The successful applicant will be expected to develop new module(s) in HPC-related areas.  In addition, successful applicants are expected to provide administrative support to the institute.




Completed this online application form together with copies of academic certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees should be uploaded to this application form.


Online application form and information: https://ubd.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_43kPE2tqgOmgAEl.

Completed applications must reach us by 25 SEPTEMBER 2020.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and called for interview.


For any inquiries, please contact Dr Daphne Teck Ching Lai at office.iada@ubd.edu.bn


For more details on the benefits, visit http://www.ubd.edu.bn/about/career-opportunities/academic-positions/

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