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[ICS-958] Graduate Research Assistant Position in Programming Languages and Parallelism
Institution: Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Start date: January 1st 2013
Duration: 1-3 years
Location: Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece
Date of Announcement: September, 2012

A 3-year Graduate Research Assistant position in the areas of Programming Languages and Parallelism, to start in 2012-2013, is now available in the CARV Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science, at FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The position is associated with the project “GreenVM”, funded by the NSRF. The position addresses early stage researchers willing to pursue graduate studies at a University (e.g. Univ. of Crete).

The goal of the project is to develop a Java Virtual Machine for manycore non cache coherent architectures. Specifically, research will involve a JVM implementation, building bare-metal runtime to manage scheduling and memory traffic, porting and testing benchmarks, measuring the energy efficiency of the system, developing formal semantics for the VM and studying its theoretical properties.

Candidates are expected to have a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent, and a broad range of skills including understanding of theoretical computer science, good programming skills, language implementation skills, and fluency in English.

Applicants must submit the following documents:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts of grades from all academic institutions of higher education listed in his/her application, certified copies of degrees, or/and certifications of fulfilment of the required obligations for entering a graduate programme
  • Copies of titles in English language
  • Names of three referees who, upon request, can provide recommendation letters
  • Copies of any research papers or other significant work by the applicant

For more information or to apply, please contact:

Dr. Polyvios Pratikakis
Foundation for Reasearch and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Institute of Computer Science (ICS)
N. Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
GR-70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Tel.: +30 2810 391949

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