The Research in Software Engineering Group in Microsoft Research seeks candidates in the areas of formal methods, programming languages, compilers/runtime, high-performance computing, and software engineering. We are seeking exceptional Researcher candidates who are interested in new approaches to improving software quality, performance and reliability at industrial scale. This is an exceptional opportunity to drive ambitious research in the context of a diverse team of researchers to push the state-of-the-art in software production.
Develop and drive an ambitious, high-impact, research agenda in formal methods, programming languages, compilers/runtime, high-performance computing, and software engineering.
Collaborate to develop and test out new ideas within existing or new collaborations within the group and with others
Write code to test new approaches or develop novel theoretical and practical insights
Prepare technical papers and presentations
PhD in formal methods, programming languages, software engineering or a related area
A research program demonstrated by journal and conference publications
Strong understanding of state-of-the-art in software systems and software engineering
Demonstrable ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
Effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
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