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PhD student, on the subject of development of dynamic data analysis pipelines on distributed data clustersPosted by: Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Posted date: 2018-May-09
The Formal Methods group at CWI has an open positions for a PhD student to work in the project Evolutionary changes in Distributed Analysis (ECiDA). This project involves development of dynamic data analysis pipelines on distributed data clusters.
Candidates are required to have a master degree in computer science or related fields, with a strong background in formal methods, data analysis, service-oriented computing, software engineering, concurrency and distributed systems, and especially practical software tool development. Preferable qualifications for candidates include proven research talent, an excellent command of English, and good academic writing and presentation skills.
Conditions of employment
The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Research Centres ("CAO-onderzoeksinstellingen"). The initial labour agreement will be for a period of 18 months. After a positive evaluation, the agreement will extended by 30 months. The gross monthly salary, for a PhD student on a full time basis, is €2,291 during the first year and increases to €2,937 over the four year period.
Employees are also entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.33%. CWI offers attractive working conditions, including flexible scheduling and help with housing for expat employees.
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Contract type: Temporary, 18 months.
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the Dutch national research institute for mathematics and computer science and is part of the Institutes Organisation of NWO. The mission of CWI is to conduct pioneering research in mathematics and computer science, generating new knowledge in these fields and conveying it to trade, industry, and society at large.
CWI is an internationally oriented institute, with 160 scientists from approximately 27 countries. The facilities are first-rate and include excellent IT support, career planning, training, and courses.
CWI is located at Science Park Amsterdam that is presently developing into a major location of research in the natural sciences in The Netherlands, housing the sciences of the University of Amsterdam and of the Vrije Universiteit as well as several other national research institutes next to CWI.
The Formal Methods group at CWI is a dynamic group of internationally recognized researchers who work on Coordination, Concurrency, service-oriented and Component-Based Software Composition. The activity in FM is a productive, healthy mix of theoretical, foundational, and experimental work in Computer Science, ranging in a spectrum covering mathematical foundations of models of computation, formal methods and semantics, implementation of advanced research software systems, as well as their real-life applications.
For more information about the vacancy, please contact Prof. F. de Boer, email f.s.de.boercwi.nl or Prof. F. Arbab, email farhadcwi.nl.
For residents outside the EER-area, a Toefl English language test might be required.