Doctoral Position in Computer Science on Benchmarking Distributed Ledger Technologies (Blockchain)
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg
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source : Euraxess

Description :

The successful candidates will join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof. Gilbert Fridgen. They will carry out research in the context of Prof.

Fridgen’s PayPal-FNR PEAL Research Grant in order to pursue a doctoral degree on the following topics :

  • Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Performance analyses / optimization
  • Requirements analyses
  • The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :

  • Investigating general technical properties and economic applications of Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Evaluating qualitative characteristics of particular Distributed Ledger Systems by studying scientific literature, whitepapers, and other contributions
  • Evaluating quantitative properties of particular Distributed Ledger Systems through writing code for automatic setup and measurements of DLT systems ( benchmarking )
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Participating in proposal drafting
  • Assisting in organization of relevant workshops
  • Qualification : The candidate should possess an degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related subject.

    He should have experience in programming and be highly motivated to explore new features and find creative solutions to technical challenges.

    Experience : The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in the following topics :

  • Economic applications of Information and Communication Technology
  • Distributed Databases, Blockchain, or a related topic
  • and be familiar with the principles of

  • Basic statistics and quantitative evaluation of measurements
  • Programming in multiple languages
  • Development skills in Linux (Bash), Python, Javascript, or related languages are very helpful. Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, blockchain-specific languages such as Solidity, or functional languages, are cherries on the cake .

    Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of either French, German or Luxembourgish is desirable.

    Offer :

    The University offers a study program with a contract of 36 months, with a further possible 1-year extension if required, on full time basis (40 hrs / week).

    The University of Luxembourg offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. Doctoral students can make a request for exclusive and reasonably priced university accommodation.

    You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created university.

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