A one-year post-doctoral research position in software engineering under the supervision of Prof. Martin Robillard is available in the School of Computer Science at McGill University. The position is nominally scheduled to start in the first half of 2016.
The position is targeted for research on tools and techniques to improve design quality and understandability.
The postdoctoral researcher will be expected to develop independent research initiatives within the scope of the position, design and implement novel analysis techniques, conduct experiments, and assist in developing collaboration projects with industry. The work may involve the supervision of undergraduate research trainees. There is no teaching duty associated with this position. .
Applicants should have or soon expect a Ph.D. in computer science, one or more high-quality publication(s) in software engineering venues, and expertise suitable for the position. Candidates who do not already hold their Ph.D. must have already submitted their thesis for formal evaluation.
Compensation will be comparable to that of competitive postdoctoral fellowships offered in Canada. McGill University is an English-language institution located in the beautiful and vibrant center of Montreal, close to all amenities and affordable housing.
The position may be renewable depending on the availability of funds.
Applicants should email a curriculum vitae, a list of at least three referees with full coordinates, and a short cover page explaining their research interests and goals, to: Prof. Martin Robillard with the subject "2016 SE Postdoc Application". The publication list should include at most five of the candidate's papers. Applications received by January 31st will get priority.