[Haskell-cafe] Research Assistant/Associate Position (Postdoc) at Imperial College London

David Castro david.castro.dcp at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 11:34:46 UTC 2020


We are looking for candidates for this position at Imperial College
London. The official text of the advertisement follows:

Department of Computing, Imperial College London

Research Assistant/Associate Position (Full Time)
35,477 GBP to 47,579 GBP per annum

Reference: ENG01270
Fixed-term: 2 years (with a possible 24 month extension)
Starting date: as soon as possible (no later than 1st October 2020)
Closing Date: 26th April 2020

The Research Assistant will work under the EPSRC Established Career
Fellowship Project, POST: Protocols, Observabilities and Session

Imperial College London provides a flexible arrangement to be able to
start and work remotely until we re-open the campus (this depends on
your nationality and current living address).

Please contact with Nobuko Yoshida (n.yoshida at imperial.ac.uk),
Imperial College London if you would like to apply to the position to
have informal discussions. The application deadline is also


The project has particular emphasis on putting theory into practice,
by embedding session types in a range of programming languages and
applying them to case studies; or developing the links between
session types and other areas of theoretical computer science. The
research programme includes collaboration with several companies and

Candidates for the post-doc position will need to have expertise in

1. programming language design and implementation; or
2. formal semantics, type theory and concurrency theory

Different positions will be suitable for different points on the
theory/practice spectrum. We are especially interested in
candidates with a combination of theoretical and practical skills.

For more details, see http://mrg.doc.ic.ac.uk.

The focus of Imperial College London Group is theories and
applications of (Multiparty) Session Types (JACM,POPL'08)
which include:

-- Go (POPL'19,ICSE'18,POPL'17,CC'16),
   Scala (PLDI'19,ECOOP'17,ECOOP'16), F# (CC'18), Erlang (CC'17),
   Haskell (CC'20,POPL'16), OCaml (SOC), Java (FASE'16,FASE'17),
   MPI-C (FPL'16,OOPSLA'15,CC'15) and Python (FOAC,LMCS,FMSD);

-- session types theories (ESOP'20,POPL'19,ESOP'19,ESOP'16,CONCUR'15),
   automata theories (CAV'19,CONCUR'19,FoSSaCs'17,TACAS'16,CONCUR'15,POPL'15),
   game semantics (POPL'19,FoSSaCs'19),
   Implicit Complexity (LICS'18) and
   linear logic (ESOP'18,FoSSaCs'18,CONCUR'15); or

-- mechanisation of session types meta-theory (Coq, Isabelle, Agda,
etc) (TACAS 20)

-- other applications such as blockchains (FSE'19) and robotics (ECOOP'19)

The contact person is

Professor Nobuko Yoshida, Imperial College London
(n.yoshida at imperial.ac.uk)

The candidate is welcome to contact her.

Details: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/ENG01270/research-assistant-research-associate

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