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King's College London

Research Assistant/Associate in PL/VMs

The soft-dev team at King's College London has an open position for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate.

This position requires a mix of research and engineering to understand how to migrate programs between different versions of a language, using Python 2 to Python 3 as a concrete example. We will need to tackle the problem from different angles, for example augmenting CPython 2.x to dynamically identify idioms which will cause problems under Python 3.

More details can be found here:

https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/036186/Research-Associate

The deadline for applications is Nov 21st.

The successful applicant will work in a friendly research team within the Department of Informatics at King's College London. The applicant will work alongside researchers with existing Python and VM skills.

We welcome people with different backgrounds/routes into research: there's no need to fit a standard profile. We are also comfortable, and experienced, with long-term largely-remote work within the UK.

The team's website is:

https://soft-dev.org/


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements:

  • Excellent programming skills (C and Python are particularly useful, but excellence can be shown in any other programming language too e.g. C++/Java/Rust)
  • The ability to work well with others.

About the Company


The successful applicant will work in a friendly research team within the Department of Informatics at King's College London. The applicant will work alongside researchers with existing Python and VM skills.


We welcome people with different backgrounds/routes into research: there's no need to fit a standard profile. We are also comfortable, and experienced, with long-term largely-remote work within the UK.


The team's website is:


https://soft-dev.org/

Skills + Tech

CDRC++

Salary Range

Not Informed