We seek a candidate with interest in applied research that can easily be adopted by practitioners. A PhD in Computer Science or a comparable qualification is required. The successful candidate must have a good research record with publications in relevant international conferences and journals in one or more of the following areas: Mining Software Repositories, Software Evolution/Maintenance, Data Mining, Performance Engineering, Log Analysis, Software Monitoring/Testing, DevOps, and Source Code Analysis.
The position is for two years, with the possibility of extension. Good communication skills and willingness to work in a team are essential. The candidate is expected to have an active role in various collaboration efforts with other universities and industry, both at the national and international level. The applicant will be encouraged to pursue his/her own interests and will participate in the lab's projects. SAIL has several research projects in progress and the candidate will be matched with the project(s) that best suits his/her interest and qualifications.
SAIL is part of the School of Computing at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The School of Computing is one of the premier computing departments in Canada with about 30 faculty members (several of them are very active in software research) and close to 150 graduate students. Kingston is Canada's first capital and is centrally located between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. The United Nations rates Canada as one of the best countries in the world to live.
Applications are invited by e-mail before Oct 1st, 2015. The expected start date is Jan 4th, 2016 or earlier.
The application package should consist of:
1) a cover letter with a short research statement.
2) a curriculum vitae with detailed information regarding your
academic degree, research projects and publications.
3) the names and email addresses of three references.
4) Sample publications (1-2 recent publications and a brief
one paragraph that explains your rationale for picking each pub).
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.