Axel Loewe and Gunnar Seeman in Karlsruhe and Freiburg, respectively, seek two candidates to develop a sustainable open source electrophysiology simulator with a strong focus on usability. The positions are for a qualified Post-Doc (in Freiburg) and a PhD candidate (Karlsruhe) to develop this code together with experts in software lifecycle management.
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For more information on the project either contact Gunnar Seeman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  or Axel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in addition to the attached abstract of the application.

Project Abstract:
In the proposed SuLMaSS project, we will advance, develop, build, evaluate, and test infrastructure for sustainable lifecycle management of scientific software. The infrastructure will be tested and evaluated by the existing cardiac electrophysiology simulation software project acCELLerate, which is currently in the prototype state and will be advanced towards optimal usability and a large and active user community. Thus, we will design and implement application-oriented e-research technologies. The impact of the SuLMaSS project is threefold: First, we are going to provide a high quality, user-friendly cardiac electrophysiology simulation software package that accommodates attestable needs of the scientific community. Second, we will deliver infrastructure components for testing, safe-keeping, referencing, and versioning of all phases of the lifecycle of scientific software, which has been advanced, evaluated, and thoroughly tested by acCELLerate during SuLMaSS. Third, the way software lifecycle management will be performed for acCELLerate during SuLMaSS will be documented and disseminated and will serve as a best practice example for sustainable scientific software also for other communities. Scientific software development in Germany and beyond will benefit through both the aforementioned best practice role model and the advanced infrastructure that will, in part, be available for external projects as well. Particularly, we are going to advance acCELLerate based on a detailed user needs analysis and a target performance comparison. Achieving the targets, we will extend the unique proposition of the software and hence add value for the wider scientific cardiac electrophysiology community. By making the user-friendly software available under an open source license, we will provide the optimal solution for a large share of the people and research groups that can potentially leverage computational cardiac modeling methods. Synchronously, we will explore, evaluate and establish an institutional infrastructure that provides the basis for sustainable research software development, testing, supply, usage, maintenance, and support. acCELLerate will drive and showcase the infrastructure formation, thus serving as a lighthouse project. The developed infrastructure can be used by other scientific software projects in the future based on the best practice example acCELLerate demonstrated within SuLMaSS. SuLMaSS aims to support the full research lifecycle from exploration through conclusive analysis and publication, to archival, and sharing of data and source code, thus increasing the quality of research results. Moreover, we will support the full lifecycle of research software from requirements management and architecture design through community-based collaborative development and advancement, to testing, archival, change management, continuous integration, dissemination, and user documentation, thus improving sustainability of research software.

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The University of Utah is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member in biomedical computing and simulation. The position is a joint effort between the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute and the Department of Bioengineering or another College of Engineering Department serving as the tenure home. Ideal candidates have backgrounds in biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, or related fields. Successful applicants will enjoy an extremely supportive and collaborative peer group of experts at the SCI Institute who use simulation, image analysis, and visualization to inform a wide range of biological and health-related problems,

The SCI Institute has established itself as an internationally recognized leader in visualization, scientific computing, and image analysis applied to a broad range of application domains. The Department of Bioengineering is one of the oldest and most recognized departments of its type, with 25 primary faculty, over 100 auxiliary faculty, ~150 graduate students and graduating 60-80 Bachelor of Science students annually. It is a research intensive department closely affiliated with health sciences. The department has access to wide collaboration opportunities and state-of-the-art research facilities housed in internationally recognized institutes across the campus including the Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building, SCI Institute, Neuroscience Initiative, Nano Institute, Huntsman Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, Utah Population Data Base, and Nora Eccles Harrison CardioVascular Research and Training Institute. The department, college, and university are highly supportive of student and faculty entrepreneurial activities. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and especially outdoor recreational opportunities. Additional information about our research and our current faculty can be found at and

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The MY-ATRIA Innovative Training Network (ITN), funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie programme, is looking for 12 highly motivated Ph.D. candidates. The applicants should hold a MSc degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Applied Mathematics, be within the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research career and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. The selected candidates will be employed as Early Stage Researchers (ESR) and will receive a highly competitive salary, in accordance with the MSCA regulations. MY-ATRIA will offer an Innovative Training Network program in which Ph.D. research activity and Academic formation are complemented by a network-wide secondments scheme, workshops and summer schools, providing each ESR employed in the network with a wide intersectoral and interdisciplinary background.

To learn more and to apply, go to the MY-ATRIA website