Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Functional Programming

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,797 - £42,792
Saturday, 30 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 June 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job number ACAD104569
Division/School School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,797 - £42,792
Closing date for applications 28-Jun-2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to contribute to an EPSRC-funded project, which aims to design programming languages that guarantee strong properties, and the application of them.

The post holder will be based in the programming languages group at the University of Bristol Computer Science Department, which consists of three academics, two PDRAs, and a number of PhD students. You will also be working with a network of partners from Oxford, Edinburgh, Tohoku Japan, Chalmers Sweden, and and industrial partner DFINITY Foundations providing expertise on WebAssembly.

You should have, or about to obtain, a PhD in programming languages, or a closely related field.

This post is available immediately and is offered on a full-time based for an initial term of up to three years (funding end date 30/06/2023). Appointment at a higher salary point than grade I is possible based on relevant experience.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr. Meng Wang (

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.