Postdoctoral Research Assistant University of Stirling

Post Details

Fixed term contract to November 2018.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 05 January 2017.

The Post

The CHORDS (Computational Heuristics, Operational Research and Decision Support) research group within the Division of Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling, wishes to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on the Dynamic Adaptive Automated Software Engineering (DAASE) project, supervised by Dr John Woodward.

DAASE is a four site project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) involving University College London, Birmingham, Stirling and York. This 6 years programme started June 2012, with a total of £6.8m of EPSRC funding. The aim of the project is to automate large parts of the software development process using computational search, and to embed adaptivity to software processes and products. The project provides wide opportunities to collaborate with researchers on all the sites, and with industrial research laboratories.

Description of Duties

The main activities of the postholder will include:

  • Innovative research investigation under the DAASE project
  • Contribution to design and implementation of a range of experiments related to the research work
  • Organisation of dissemination activities
  • Collaborative activities with DAASE partners and organisation of associated events
  • Preparation of research journal papers
  • Preparation and presentation of conference papers
  • To help supervise PhD project students if requested and deemed relevant
  • Other duties associated with the DAASE project
Closing Date


How to Apply 

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