Technical University of Darmstadt is inviting applications for a PhD position available for PhD students to join the Software Lab (SOLA) as a PhD student or as a student research assistant. The goal of applicants should be to pursue academic research at the highest level and to obtain a PhD degree within three to five years. PhD students are paid a competitive salary (according to TV-TU Darmstadt, EG 13). Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a degree of disability of 50% or more will be preferred in case they are otherwise equally qualified to the other candidates.
Study Subject(s): Position is available for research at the intersection of software engineering and programming languages, with a focus on tools and techniques for constructing reliable, efficient, andsecure software. General areas of research include: dynamic program analysis, static program analysis and test case generation. More concretely, projects to be worked on may include but are not limited to: Test generation techniques for concurrent software, Profiling techniques for concurrent programs that help detect unnecessary synchronization and A framework to systematically introduce concurrency bugs in a program, to evaluate the effectiveness of bug finding techniques.
Course Level: Position is open for PhD students to conduct academic research.
Scholarship Provider: Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
-Have obtained or will soon obtain a master/diploma degree in computer science (or a related subject)
-Are creative and able to come up with fresh ideas to address technical challenges
-Like to write code and will not be afraid of a large software project
-Like to read and write technical texts in English
-Enjoy working with undergraduate students
-Are persistent and willing to work several years of your life on a project that many people will never understand
-Like to present your work to academic audiences (for example, at international conferences) and to non-academic audiences (to increase the number of people that understand your work)
Scholarship Open for International Students: PhD position is open for German citizens.
Scholarship Description: The Software Lab is looking for students interested in joining the Software Lab as PhD students. The Software Lab (SOLA) conducts research at the intersection of software engineering and programming languages, with a focus on tools and techniques for constructing reliable, efficient, andsecure software. The Software Lab has opened in autumn 2014 as part of EC SPRIDE and is lead by Dr. Michael Pradel, who joins TU Darmstadt from University ofCalifornia, Berkeley. Working in a newly created lab will give applicants the unique chance to work in and shape a young and dynamic research group. The lab is embedded into an excellent environment for research on program analysis, with several other groups that work on related topics.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): The goal of applicants should be to pursue academic research at the highest level and to obtain a PhD degree within three to five years.
What does it cover? PhD students are paid a competitive salary (according to TV-TU Darmstadt, EG 13).
Selection Criteria: TU Darmstadt has a large interest in increasing the number of female researchers, and hence particularly encourages female candidates to apply. Applicants with a degree of disability of 50% or more will be preferred in case they are otherwise equally qualified to the other candidates.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Please send your application (including CV and transcripts of your grades) as an email to Michael Pradel: michael-at-binaervarianz.de.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact Employer