Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg
Research Associate (Postdoc) on software testing
(Valid from 24/03/2022 to 26/05/2022)
Language: English (UK)
Organisation Interdisciplinary Centre of Security, Reliability and Trust
data:Job Number: UOL04720
Contract Fixed Term Contract
Type:Duration 36 Month
Schedule Full Time
Type:Work Hours 40.0 Hours per Week
Start Date:Functions: Postdoctorant
Job Postdoctoral researcher
(internal):About the SnT…
SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role
in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting
highly qualified talent.
We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the
The Postdoctoral Researcher is intended to work on the project “SpotFlake: Spotting the Root Causes of Flaky Tests”, which is funded by the Luxembourg
National Research Fund (FNR). The postdoc will work on devising a comprehensive suite of solutions that assist developers in debugging flaky tests.
Accordingly, they can explore various techniques for the classification, reproduction, and root cause localization of flaky tests. As part of this
project, the postdoc will also collaborate with a research engineer in order to build prototypes and proof-of-concept tools.
The team you will be working with:
* Yves Le Traon: Group Leader
* Mike Papadakis: Senior advisor
* Sarra Habchi: Primary advisor
Postdoc Role: Under the direction of the primary advisor, the candidate will carry out research activities in the area of Software Testing. This includes
developing necessary experimental and simulation facilities where required; planning, executing, and analyzing experiments and simulations; conducting
joint and independent research activities; contributing to project deliverables, milestones, demonstrations, and meetings; disseminating results at
international scientific conferences/workshops and peer reviewed scientific publications.
* PhD in Software Engineering or related
* Strong analytical skills
* Commitment, team working, a critical mind, and motivation are more than welcome
In addition, the following would be an advantage:
* Knowledge of machine learning and statistics
* Strong background in software testing
* Industrial experience in software development
Language Skills: Fluent written and oral communication skills in English are required.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT…
* Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite,
or help make autonomous vehicles even better
* The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than
45 industry partners
* Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking
activities and more
Find out more about us!
* Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
* Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
* Ideal starting date: April 2022
* Location: Kirchberg
* Job Reference: UOL04720
The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 75.285 (full time)
How to apply…
Applications in English should include:
* Full CV, including a list of publications
* Contact information for at least one referee
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
Applications by Email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
About the University of Luxembourg…
University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was
founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary
centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial
Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data
Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its
“international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.
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