[ecoop-info] Postdoc Position in Software Testing at University of Edinburgh

Ajitha Rajan ajitha.rajan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 11:59:20 CEST 2014

University of Edinburgh,
Job title: Research Associate (Grade UE07)
School: School of Informatics
Line manager: Dr Ajitha Rajan

We are seeking a research associate to work on a number of problems
associated with measuring test effort in evolving software. The goal of the
research project is to combine program analysis and machine learning to
define models measuring test effort. The primary development work will be
the development of techniques to analyse the impact of changes on the
program and on test cases. The research associate will have the opportunity
to collaborate with IBM, Edinburgh on this project.

The post is being funded as part of an EPSRC project and is available from
1 July 2014 for 12 months with a possible extension. Application deadline
for this post is 1 June 2014.

To apply, the following qualifications/skills are #required#,
* a PhD in Computer Science, or be nearing the completion of your PhD
studies, in a topic that relates well to this research project;
* strong programming and software design skills.

It would be #desirable# for you to also have the following:
* Experience in program analysis
* Background in empirical software engineering or statistical analysis
* Background in machine learning.

For more information, please contact Dr. Ajitha Rajan at arajan at inf.ed.ac.uk.
To apply, go to
Vacancy ID: 029047
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