[ecoop-info] PhD positions in the Dynamic Analysis Group - Faculty of Informatics - Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland

Andrea Rosa andrea.rosa at usi.ch
Thu Oct 14 21:35:30 CEST 2021

The Dynamic Analysis Group in the Faculty of Informatics at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is looking for excellent applications to fill open PhD positions. Successful applicants will be admitted to the PhD programme of the Faculty of Informatics at USI under the supervision of Prof. Walter Binder and Dr. Andrea Rosà. Possible research topics include: parallel and concurrent programming; managed languages and runtimes; compilers; benchmarking; query processing; big-data; performance analysis and optimization. More information on the research group can be found at: https://www.dag.inf.usi.ch/
What we offer:
- Expertise and mentoring in the aforementioned areas.
- Competitive salary, guaranteed for the whole duration of the PhD (up to 4 years).
- Possibility to conduct research on cutting-edge technologies in collaboration with industry partners.
- Research equipment (hardware/software) and generous travel funds.
What we are looking for:
- Enthusiastic, highly motivated, and excellent applicants with an MSc degree (or close to completing the MSc studies) in Computer Science or closely related fields. Previous working/research experience is not required.
- Thorough background and experience in at least one mainstream programming language, particularly Java, Scala, JavaScript, Python, or C/C++.
- Excellent programming and algorithmic-thinking skills.
- An open mind and the attitude to experiment in a flexible environment.
- Good English knowledge.

How to apply:
Please send your application to walter.binder at usi.ch and andrea.rosa at usi.ch. Applications should include:
- An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae detailing your education, previous employment (if any), software projects (including academic ones) and previous research experience and publications (if any).
- A transcript of the courses during your BSc and MSc studies (with grades).
- The name of at least one reference (i.e., people you worked with in the past, such as your former advisor/supervisor/tutor/etc.).

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