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 right place!
The PhD students are intended to work on the TestFlakes (FNR-funded) project. The subject of the thesis will be Test Flakiness Impact Assessment and Diagnosing test flakiness with focus on User Interactive tests with supervisor Dr.
Mike Papadakis. Successful PhD candidates will extensively explore and develop software engineering techniques that include the feasibility, practicality and success evaluation of prototype implementations.
The team you will be working with :
Yves Le Traon : Group Leader
Mike Papadakis : Primary advisor
PhD Student Role : Under the direction of a professor, the candidate will carry out research activities and write a thesis with the main goal of obtain a PhD in the area of Software Engineering.
This includes conducting literature surveys and establishing state-of-the-art; 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.
Bachelor in Computer Science or related
Master on a subject related to Informatics, or Software Engineering, or Computer Science, or Information Technology
Strong background in software testing and formal methods applied to software engineering, such as, propositional / temporal logic, sat solving, model checking
Strong analytical skills
Industry experience in information and communication technology will be considered as an advantage
Commitment, team working, a critical mind, and motivation are skills that are more than welcome
Optional : knowledge of machine learning, metaheuristics, statistics, and text analysis
Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
A stimulating learning environment. Here post-docs and professors outnumber PhD students. That translates into access and close collaborations with some of the brightest ICT researchers, giving you solid guidance
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
Multiple funding sources for your ideas . The University supports researchers to acquire funding from national, European and private sources
Competitive salary package . The University offers a 12 month-salary package, over six weeks of paid time off, health insurance and subsidised living and eating
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
But wait, there’s more!
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Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
Work Hours : Full Time
Location : Kirchberg
Job Reference : UOL03713
Applications should be submitted online and include :
Transcript of all courses and results from the highest university-level courses taken
A short description of your Master’s work (max 1 page)
If possible, contact information for 3 referees
All qualified individuals are encouraged