Date Posted
8 Sep 2024

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PhD Project
KU Leuven

Functional Programming Technology Transfer Project

8 Sep 2024

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Position Description

Increase industrial software productivity with Functional Programming

The Declarative Languages & Systems unit of the Department of Computer Science, KU Leuven is looking for a scientific collaborator in the context of project vLambda. This technology transfer project supports the Flemish software industry in the adoption of Functional Programming techniques in mainstream languages like Java and C-sharp. The project is subsidised by the Flemish agency for Innovation through Science and Technology (IWT) and proceeds in collaboration with our industrial partners.
Increase industrial software productivity with Functional Programming

You will join the team of prof. Tom Schrijvers. We are experts in declarative programming languages, including functional, logic and programming.
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Your responsibilities are:
to develop industrial case studies
to create training material
to support training activities
to follow up the adoption of functional programming techniques by our industrial partners

We are looking for a team player with a master degree in computer science or similar. Interest in, and ideally a passion for, Functional Programming is a must. You should have a good working knowledge of Java, and at least basic knowledge of C-sharp. Good oral and writing skills as well as didactic qualities are valuable assets as well.

We offer a position for two years as a scientific collaborator. After this term an extension can be considered as well as obtaining a PhD degree.

How to Apply

Please submit your application through the following link:

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Project. Position Tags: computer science, programming languages, java, and functional programming. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.