The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship in programming languages. The proposed starting date is October 2020, with room for flexibility. The position is for an initial duration of at least two years, with possibility of extension up to a total duration of four years. The hired candidate will be part of the Concurrency and Logic research group.
We are looking for an excellent early-career researcher who is interested in working on theory and implementation of programming languages, enjoys teamwork, and would like to participate in a research project with a long-term vision. You can read more about the research project here.
The ideal candidate has a PhD in Computer Science and a research track record in at least one of the following areas.
• Theory of programming languages
• Compiler technology
• Concurrency theory
• Distributed computing.
Experience in combining theory and practice of computer science is a plus.
Fluency in English is required.
For further information, please contact Professor Fabrizio Montesi, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Department and the University
Based in Odense, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers an inclusive and international working environment with state-of-the-art facilities as well as a strong tradition for collaboration across departments and faculties, and with other educational institutions, municipalities, and industries. More than two thirds of department employees come from outside of Denmark.
The University of Southern Denmark was founded in 1966 and now has more than 27,000 students, almost 20% of whom are from abroad. It has more than 3,800 employees, and 115 different study programmes in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, and engineering. Its main campus is located in Odense, the third largest city in Denmark. Odense provides family-friendly living conditions with the perfect combination of a historic city centre with an urban feel and yet a close proximity to beaches and recreational areas. Its location on the beautiful island of Funen is ideal with easy access by train or highway to the bigger cities of Aarhus and Copenhagen. As the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark’s famous fairytale author, the city is home to a vibrant and creative population that hosts numerous festivals and markets throughout the year.
Application, salary etc.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.
The application must include the following:
• Application letter
• A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment
• A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely
• PhD diploma, or statement from main supervisor on the expected completion of the PhD
• A recommendation letter, if available (otherwise, please insert contacts for recommendations in the CV).
Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.
To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.
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