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Project Assistant

The Software Engineering Research Group in the Institute of Informatics Systems at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria is seeking an enthusiastic

Project Assistant

interested in obtaining a PhD degree in the area of safe round-trip engineering of large, complex software systems. The position is full-time and limited to three years. The minimum salary is € 2.662,90 before taxes (14 x per year). The potential starting date is as soon as possible.

The position is in the research project SAFE-RTSE funded by the Austrian FFG under the Bridge 1 program. This project provides candidates with the opportunity to do a PhD in an international renowned team led by the Software Engineering Research Group in collaboration with XAutomata Technology GmbH and the Italian Università Politecnica delle Marche.

Tasks comprise:

  • Investigation of a software re-engineering methodology for (ERP) legacy systems, based on rewriting logic
  • Development of research prototypes providing knowledge extraction as well as refactoring techniques
  • Evaluation of the methodology and prototypes in industry
  • Publication and presenting the research results
  • Writing the PhD thesis

Requirements for candidates are:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or informatics
  • Profound knowledge in one or more of the following areas
    • Re-engineering
    • Formal methods in software engineering
    • Software quality
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Desired are:

  • Experiences in formal specifications
  • Experiences with performing empirical studies
  • Good communicator, strong social skills, and team player
  • Independent working style
  • Not afraid to learn

Applications should include:

  • A detailed resume (with publications, if you have any)
  • A motivational letter specifically referring to the open positions (maximum 3 pages)
  • Copies of marks and degrees/certificates
  • A list of 3 references that we can contact
  • Your MSc thesis in English (or alternative if your MSc thesis is not in English, a 5-page summary of your MSc thesis in English).

Please submit your application as PDF files not later than November 15th 2015 via email to Kerstin Smounig.

For more information on the position contact Martin Pinzger. For more information on the Software Engineering Research Group visit our web-site.

Topic revision: r4 - 2015-10-20 - MartinPinzger

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