M3S (Empirical Software Engineering in Software, Systems and Services) research unit (http://www.oulu.fi/m3s/) at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (http://www.oulu.fi/itee/) at the University of Oulu, Finland, is seeking a post-doctoral research fellow in Mining Software Repositories and Natural Language Processing starting preferably at Jan 2020 (negotiable).
The successful applicant will carry out their post-doc research in areas of natural language processing, and mining software repositories. The research work is part of the University of Oulu focus area “Digital solutions in sensing and interactions” (https://www.oulu.fi/university/focusarea/digital-solutions-in-sensing-and-interactions). In particular, NLP will be used to detect different types of technical debt from natural language appearing in source code and version control. The research is part of the project funded by Academy of Finland (local NSF). The project develops methods for NLP based technical debt detection. For public description see: <http://tiny.cc/zyyfcz>. The position may include also teaching/supervision duties (max. 5% of total working time).
M3S research unit’s research theme is empirical software engineering. M3S has a long tradition in industrial and international collaboration and has actively participated in large European research projects since the 1990’s. Over 30% of the research unit’s staff are international. Members of the research unit have published their research in leading software engineering journals and conferences, e.g. IEEE Transactions on SE, IEEE Software, Empirical SE, Information and Software Technology, Journal of Systems and Software, and International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE).
Conditions, requirements, and benefits
Starting salary will be based on the job specific level 5 or 6 according to the university salary system for teaching and research staff of Finnish universities. In practice, the salary will be about 3300-4000 EUR/month. The post-doc position is fixed-term for 3 years. There is a 6 month trial period at the beginning of employment.
Applications, including attachments, should be submitted using the electronic application form by 10 November, 2019 (23:59 Finnish time UTC+2).
The following must be attached to the application:
1) Brief curriculum vitae in English,
2) Motivation letter,
3) Doctoral dissertation document or a link for online access (preferred)
4) Three publications that are deemed relevant to the postdoctoral position
5) Contact information for two references
For further information regarding the filling of this post:
Professor Mika Mäntylä
e-mail: mika.mantyla (at) oulu.fihttp://mikamantyla.eu/
|Otsikko||Post-doctoral researcher in Mining Software Repositories and Natural Language Processing|
|Employer||University of Oulu|
|Job location||Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90570 Oulu|
|Julkaistu||syyskuuta 17, 2019|
|Viimeinen hakupäivä||marraskuuta 10, 2019|
|Tieteenalat||Kieliteknologia,   Ohjelmointikielet,   Ohjelmistotekniikka,   Ohjelmistosuunnittelu,   Laskennalliset tieteet  |