[Om] Open PhD positions

Martin Leucker leucker at isp.uni-luebeck.de
Wed Jul 19 13:41:31 CEST 2017

The Institute of Software Engineering and Programming Languages (ISP),
University of Lübeck, is currently looking for talented PhD students
with a particular focus on Formal Verification/Software Engineering in
the context of two research projects with industrial partners.

Research topics include, but are not limited to:
- Research on Formal Methods with application to Software Engineering
(e.g. Software Architecture, Verification, Web applications).
- Specification languages for verification properties, their
expressiveness and visualization.
- Extensions to runtime verification: combine testing and runtime

The PhD students are expected to spend part of their time working with
the non-academic project partners and develop an industrially employed
web-based software system with monitoring and verification features.


Applicants are expected to have:

- Master degree in Computer science
- good computer science background
- Strong background in formal methods, especially (runtime)
  verification, model checking, testing
- Strong background in practical software engineering areas: software
  architecture, web-based systems, software development, project
- Strong interest in research
- Proficiency in English and good communication skills


The PhD positions are contract appointments starting with three years,
renewable depending on performance. Salary will be according to E-13
TV-L West tariff category (full time basis).


The deadline for applications is 30.08.2017, but later applications can
be considered. Please submit your application via Email to
leucker at isp.uni-luebeck.de . Applications must include a full CV, a
convincing motivation letter, list of your grades
and copy of your Master's thesis (if already available).


If you have questions about the project, required background, the
position itself or application process please contact Prof. Dr. Martin
Leucker (ISP): leucker at isp.uni-luebeck.de


University of Lübeck is a research university in Northern Germany. In
the 2009 CHE evaluation, the university was ranked No. 1 in medicine and
No. 2 in Computer Science and Molecular Life Science among all
universities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is also ranked
among the top five universities in Germany in the competition on
Exchanges between Universities and Corporations. It hosts a DFG
Cluster of Excellence and a DFG Graduate School. In the field of
computer science, Prof. Martin Leucker is director of University of
Lübeck Institute for Software Engineering and Programming Languages and
co-chair of the Competence Center Software Systems Engineering. For
further information and related projects see:


| Martin Leucker                                                       |
| Institute for Software Engineering and Programming Languages         |
| University of Luebeck                                                |
| Germany                                                              |
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