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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student positions in programming methodology, Zuerich, SWITZERLAND


The Chair of Programming Methodology is recruiting PhD students to do research in the following areas:

 Static program analysis, especially abstract interpretation for mobile TouchDevelop
 applications

 Verification of concurrent programs, especially Scala programs

 Programming languages

 Programming environments


More information about our research can be found at www.pm.inf.ethz.ch.


Key requirements for successful applications:

 Strong commitment to research

 Interest in combining theory and practice

 Proficiency in English and excellent communication skills, both oral and 
written

 Excellent M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or in a related subject with 
a strong Computer Science component. We will also consider outstanding 
candidates with a B.Sc. degree.



Applications and questions should be sent to Prof. Peter Mller at 
jobs-pm@inf.ethz.ch.  The application should 
include a CV and a description of research interests. We will consider 
applications until the positions are filled. The start date is negotiable.



More details about the positions:

 A PhD position is a regular job with attractive salary and social 
benefits

 A position is for a maximum of 6 years.

 ETH is one of the top computer science departments in the world: CS 
University 
Rankings


 Zurich is consistently ranked among the top destinations in the world 
for quality of life

 General information on doctoral studies at ETH is available at 
www.ethz.ch/doctorate/index_EN and 
www.inf.ethz.ch/education/ds