Research Associate in the Information Theory for Test Suite Selection (InfoTestSS) Project

University College London - UCL-Computer Science

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 to £37,936 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate post researching software testing within the Theory Tendency of the Software Systems Engineering Research Group of the UCL Computer Science Department. The post holder will carry out and document research experiments, contribute to writing research papers, develop software tools that automate and embody the results of the research and liaise effectively with industrial partners over acquisition of data and use of software tools. This post is funded for 3.5 years in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may be available.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant subject, or shortly will be assessed for a PhD level qualification. Publications in relevant leading peer reviewed conferences and/or journals is an essential requirement. Candidates should have experience in experimental software engineering and it is desirable that candidates have experience in software development. It is desirable that candidates have knowledge of both static and dynamic program analysis techniques. Some knowledge of information theory would be useful. Appointment at Grade 7, point 29 is dependent on having been awarded a PhD. If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6 (£29,809-£31,432) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission for the PhD thesis (including corrections).

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. Informal enquiries about the post are welcome. Please contact Dr David Clark (

Closing Date: 28 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: TBC

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