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From: Raffi Takvor Khatchadourian <email@example.com>
Subject: Graduate Research Assistant Position in Programming Languages and Software Engineering in New York
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 15:05:31 +0000
Please see the below call for applications. Distribution would be greatly appreciated:
# Graduate Research Assistant Position in Programming Languages and Software Engineering
I am currently seeking a graduate student interested in programming languages
and software engineering research to commence at the Fall 2017 semester.
Potential research topics include (static/dynamic) program analysis and/or
transformation (e.g., refactoring) with a focus on helping to maintain and/or
evolve large and complex existing software systems. Potential topics also
include automated bug finding approaches and software security w.r.t. software
evolution and/or component composition. The successful candidate will be
expected to work on projects that normally yield open source developer tool
research prototypes, typically plug-ins to popular IDEs or build systems. More
information can be found on [on the main supervisor's
Of particular interest are students interested in applying to the City
University of New York - CUNY's Graduate Center Ph.D. program in Computer
Science concurrently with the research assistantship, see below.
The application deadline is November 1. The Ph.D. Program application deadline
is January 1, 2016. Please see below for additional details on applying.
## Topics of Interest
- Static code analysis
- Dynamic code analysis
- Program transformation
- Software evolution and software security
programming languages, software engineering, software evolution, refactoring,
static analysis, dynamic analysis, IDEs, developer tools, software evolution,
software security, software composition
The graduate student will have a shared lab space with an available personal
computer at the [Computer Science
College](http://hunter.cuny.edu), [City University of New
York](http://cuny.edu), New York, NY, USA. The Ph.D. program mentioned earlier
is part of the [Computer Science
atives/Doctoral-Programs/Computer-Science), [The Graduate
Center](http://gc.cuny.edu), [City University of New York](http://cuny.edu).
Successful candidates will receive a stipend of $25K US/year, which includes
part-time teaching obligations. Funding will be renewable annually based on
performance. Funding is available for up to two years with additional funding
beyond the initial two years based on future availability and need. Successful
candidates will also be encouraged to apply for additional internal and/or
external funding when appropriate.
## Start Date
For students applying to the City University of New York - CUNY's Graduate
Center Ph.D. program in Computer Science concurrently with the research
assistantship, the Graduate Center's semester start date is August 2017. The
research assistantship may start earlier depending on the successful
applicant's circumstances. Successful applicants are encouraged to discuss
their particular circumstances with the main supervisor.
[Raffi Khatchadourian](mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org), main
supervisor. More info at http://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/khatchad.
November 1, 2016 for position applications. The college admission deadline is
January 1, 2017.
## Expected Skills and Qualifications
Successful candidates will have earned either a BS or MSc degree (or
equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field. A successful candidate
will have a strong practical and theoretical background in Object-Oriented
programming language and (front-end) compilers, data structures, algorithms,
software design patterns, software testing, and a variety of software
engineering tools, e.g., IDEs, build systems, and version control. A
successful candidate will also have a strong foundation in mathematical logic
and set theory. Candidates with industrial experience are welcome. Successful
candidates will possess a strong set of software engineering skills.
Successful candidates will also have high quality analytical skills.
Experience in Eclipse plug-in development, relational databases, software
security, software composition techniques, and/or data mining is a plus.
Applicants should complete the web form located at the bottom of
tant-position-in-programming-languages-and-software-engineering. Please note
that intermediate submissions cannot be saved; applicants should submit the
form only when all information is available.
For students interested in applying to the City University of New York -
CUNY's Graduate Center Ph.D. program in Computer Science concurrently with the
research assistantship, information and requirements regarding admission is
ssions. The Computer Science program requirements are listed at
octoral-Programs/Computer-Science/Program. Note that the college program
requirements include a GRE exam. International students are encouraged to
rnational-Students-(Prospective) for more information regarding international