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Subject: Postdoc position in Distributed Event-based Programming and Systems at Purdue University
From: Patrick Eugster <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Patrick Eugster <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:24:04 -0500


The Distributed Programming Group (DPG) at the Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, is inviting applications from qualified researchers for a postdoctoral researcher position in the area of distributed event-based programming and systems.  

Particular topics of investigation include:

- Abstractions for adaptive and reflective event-based programming
- Program analysis for event-based programs
- Extensible (event-based) programming languages
- Debugging event-based systems
- Middleware for content-based routing and event correlation


Applicants must 

- possess strong background knowledge and experience in distributed systems or programming languages, ideally in both, demonstrated through a Ph.D. on a relevant topic and publications in respective top-tier venues.
- have excellent communication skills, be creative, and have leadership qualities.
- be proficient in spoken and written scientific English. 


The Distributed Programming Group is part of the Secure Software Systems (S^3) laboratory ( at Purdue University's Department of Computer Science. The department offers a wealth of training opportunities for postdoctoral researchers. The position also includes ample opportunities for co-advising graduate students and co-authoring grant proposals. 

The position lasts 1 year but extensions are possible in case of successful collaboration. The funding is provided by the US NSF. Compensation is competitive. 

Prospective candidates are requested to send an email containing a 1-page research statement, a CV, and 3 references. Application screening will start Feb 20 and continue until the position is filled.  


Prof. Patrick Eugster

Purdue University
Dept. of Computer Science
305 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA

Phone: +1 (765) 494 6015
Fax:   +1 (765) 494 0739
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