[Haskell-cafe] PhD studentship in Functional Programming

Graham Hutton Graham.Hutton at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed Jun 22 13:59:36 CEST 2011

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for receiving applications
for this PhD studentship position is this Friday (24th June.)

Best wishes,


> +------------------------------------------------------------------+
>              PhD Studentship in Functional Programming
>                     School of Computer Science
>                    University of Nottingham, UK
> Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship in
> the Functional Programming Lab in the School of Computer Science
> at the University of Nottingham, starting on 1st October 2011,
> under the supervision of Prof Graham Hutton.
> The suggested topic for the studentship is to develop a practical
> implementation of the worker/wrapper transformation, a simple but
> powerful unifying paradigm for program optimisation, but other
> ideas for possible topics are welcome too.  The studentship is
> for three and a half years, and includes a maintenance grant
> of 13,590 UK pounds per year, and tuition fees.
> Applicants for the position will require a first-class Honours
> degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science and/or Mathematics,
> some experience in functional programming, and an aptitude for
> mathematical subjects.    Additional desirable attributes include
> a Masters degree, and/or some experience in programming language
> semantics, implementation and optimisation.  Due to the nature
> of the funding, the position is only open to UK citizens, or EU
> citizens who have resided in the UK for the last three years.
> The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Prof
> Graham Hutton in the FP Lab in Nottingham, a leading centre for
> research on functional programming.  The group currently comprises
> 5 academic staff, 1 research fellow, and 10 PhD students.
> In order to apply, please submit the following to Prof Graham
> Hutton (graham.hutton at nottingham.ac.uk) by 24th June 2011: an
> up-to-date copy of your CV (including the results of all your
> University examinations to date) along with a brief covering
> letter that describes your experience in functional programming,
> your reasons for wishing to pursue a PhD in this area, and any
> ideas you have regarding possible research directions.
> Closing date for applications: 24th June 2011.
> +------------------------------------------------------------------+
> --  
> Graham Hutton
> Functional Programming Lab
> School of Computer Science
> University of Nottingham, UK
> http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~gmh

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