[ecoop-info] Post-doc position in Software Engineering - University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Paris Avgeriou paris at cs.rug.nl
Mon Feb 8 11:19:15 CET 2010

(Apologies if you receive this announcement more than once)

Post-doc position in Software Engineering - University of Groningen, The 

About the research group
The Software Engineering & Architecture (SEARCH) unit at the University
of Groningen is one of the leading research groups in the field
of software architecture. The group carries out
joint research projects with universities, research institutes, and
industrial partners, thus combining academic know-how with industrial
practice. The research topics of the SEARCH group include software
architecture design and evaluation, architectural knowledge,
architectural patterns and pattern languages, architecture-centric
evolution, service-oriented architectures and software product lines.
For more information please check our website (http://www.cs.rug.nl/search/)
or email us (paris at cs.rug.nl).

The SEARCH group offers the following vacancy for a postdoc:

Area: Architecting Software as Service
Code: SWA-SL
Project description:
In a Software as Service (SaS) approach, a provider can realize and 
maintain business processes efficiently, that can be used by different 
consumers. The research project aims to offer a software engineering 
approach to build and maintain SaS platforms in the domain of local 
e-Government, emphasizing on offering powerful configuration 
possibilities. This process will leverage a number of disciplines and 
- Quality-driven architecting to ensure the satisfaction of critical 
Quality Attributes.
- Variability management to handle configuration at the three 
aforementioned levels.
- Model-driven development at the business, architecture and services level.
A pilot in the application of health care for local e-Government in the 
Netherlands will be the testbed for the technologies developed in the 
project. The consortium includes industrial partners and local 
government end users.

Contact and information: Prof.dr. Paris Avgeriou
Tel: +31 50 3637057
E-mail: paris at cs.rug.nl

Required profile
- You should have a PhD in computer science, preferably with a strong
background in software engineering and software architecting.
- You are expected to have an excellent academic record (experience and
publications), be curious, creative and ambitious.
- You should be fluent in English.
- You should have affinity to research with an industrial focus, be a
team player, open-minded and actively participate in knowledge sharing.

Conditions of employment
The University of Groningen offers a salary up to a maximum of € 3755,-
gross per month for a full-time job, depending on
the level of appointment, qualifications and work experience. The
university also offers 8 % holiday allowance, and participation in a
pension scheme for government employees. The appointment is on a
temporary basis for a period of 2 years. The position is immediately 
and will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

How to apply
Applications for the position should include a Curriculum Vita and the 
contact details of three
professional referees. Please send your application indicating the
code of the position you apply for by email to paris at cs.rug.nl

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