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

by Andrea Rosà, Oct. 11, 2019

The Dynamic Analysis Group in the Faculty of Informatics at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is looking for excellent applications to fill open positions for PhD students. Successful applicants will pursue a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Walter Binder and Dr. Andrea Rosà. The topic of the doctoral dissertation is flexible (to be defined based on individual research interests) and can span a wide spectrum of topics in the field of software engineering and programming languages, including (but not limited to): parallel and concurrent programming; managed languages and runtimes; performance modeling, monitoring, analysis and optimization; compilers; benchmarking.

The Dynamic Analysis Group in the Faculty of Informatics at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is looking for excellent applications to fill open positions for PhD students. Successful applicants will pursue a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Walter Binder and Dr. Andrea Rosà. The topic of the doctoral dissertation is flexible (to be defined based on individual research interests) and can span a wide spectrum of topics in the field of software engineering and programming languages, including (but not limited to): parallel and concurrent programming; managed languages and runtimes; performance modeling, monitoring, analysis and optimization; compilers; benchmarking. 

-- Your profile

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated, and excellent applicants with an MSc degree in Computer Science (or close to completing the MSc studies). 

The candidates should have a thorough background and experience in at least one mainstream programming languages (e.g., Java, Scala, JavaScript, Python, Rust, C/C++) as well as excellent programming and algorithmic-thinking skills. 

-- What we offer

At USI, PhD salaries are highly competitive, in accordance with Swiss standards. Salary is guaranteed for the whole duration of the PhD, which can last up to 5 years. Research equipment and travel funds are provided.

-- How to apply

If you are interested, send your application to both [email protected] and [email protected].

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae (including one or two references) and a course transcript. The call will remain open until all positions are filled. It is strongly advised to apply as soon as possible.