College of Science and Engineering, School of Informatics
Available for 24 months
2 positions available
The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for research associate positions in the area of secure-by-construction computer system broadly construed (computer architecture or programming languages or formal methods) for an exciting project on automating the creation of secure microprocessors.
Candidates for this position are expected to have a PhD (or nearing completion) in Computer Science or a related field with a background in at least one of the following areas: computer architecture, programming languages, or formal methods
Evidence of high-quality research -- e.g., through high-quality publications or high-quality research artifacts – is desirable.
We are looking for candidates committed towards high-impact research and making a real difference.
Candidates will have the freedom to define and explore their independent research agenda aligned with the project. They will also have the opportunity to work with students and collaborate with partners from academia (Stanford) and industry.
The RA will work on the EPSRC Dijkstra’s Pipe project which proposes to exploit programming language principles for the design of microprocessors
Your skills and attributes for success:
The following criteria are not yes/no factors, but questions of degree. Recruitment will aim at selecting those candidates with the best possible performance in all these criteria.
Please ensure you include a supporting statement in your application
Feedback will only be provided to interviewed candidates.
As a valued member of our team you can expect:
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits , staff discounts, , flexible working and much more. Access our for further information and use our to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our webpages
The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker Visa.