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Research Assistants on VERIWARE (2 Posts) Grade 7; Salary: £29,541 – £36,298

Posted: 22nd August 2013

Two Research Assistants on VERIWARE
Grade 7; Salary: £29,541 – £36,298

Two Grade 7 postdoctoral research assistant posts are available to work in the area of automated verification and/or synthesis under the direction of Professor Marta Kwiatkowska. The successful post-holders will be required to undertake innovative research as defined by the project proposal.  Applicants must have (or shortly be expecting to obtain) a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.

The posts are in association with the ERC Advanced Investigator Grant VERIWARE (  Applicants should include a supporting statement which summarises how they would contribute to the project. Priority will be given to candidates who can strengthen and/or broaden existing activities of VERIWARE. Interviews will take place on 24th or 25th October 2013.

The primary selection criteria are excellent knowledge of theoretical computer science and automated verification and/or synthesis, strong track record of relevant publications, and ability and willingness to participate in the development of experimental software. Candidates with prior experience in probabilistic model checking applied to biological systems are especially encouraged to apply.

The posts, which are full time appointments, are funded by ERC and available for up to 2 years. The salary is on the University grade 07S scale (currently £29,541 to £36,298). This includes membership of the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) and has an annual leave entitlement of 38 days per year (inclusive of all public holidays and university closed periods).

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 30 September 2013.

For further details and to apply please visit: