PhD Student in Automata Learning and Automated Testing

The Silicon Austria Labs – Doctoral College (SAL-DC) is a novel doctoral training programme for researchers focusing on the field of electronic based systems (EBS). SAL cooperates with industry, academic, and scientific partners on a regional, national, and international level with the aim to build an excellent research network and ecosystem for EBS. Fellows benefit from the training offered by SAL-DC in a highly international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral setting to become future research leaders.

Your future responsibilities

  • Research in the area of automata learning and verification in order to further automate the testing process of computer-based systems
  • Novel combinations of model learning, model-based test-case generation and runtime verification in order to test selected dependability properties of a given system-under-test
  • The research shall go beyond the logical correctness of a system's functionality and also consider other quality characteristics, like latency and energy consumption

Your profile

Tech­nical skills: 
  • Computer scien­tist with strong back­ground in formal methods, veri­fi­ca­tion or auto­mated test-case gener­a­tion
  • Knowl­edge of automata-learning algo­rithms is an advan­tage

Social skills: 
  • Candi­date must be both team player and inde­pen­dent researcher
  • Profi­ciency in English required, German language skills not required but a plus

Personal skills: 
  • Highly moti­vated
  • Organ­ised
  • High energy level

Important Facts

  • Begin­ning of the employ­ment: September 2020
  • This posi­tion is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 40.978 based on the collec­tive agree­ment for re­search („Forschungs-Kollek­tiv­ver­trag“) and depen­ding on your expe­ri­ence and skills.

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