Research Assistant, Automated Program Repair

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21 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant position at the National University of Singapore in the MoE Tier 3 grant "Automated Program Repair". The job holder will get experience in working in tools to enhance software security and will thus be able to acquire a strong profile in software engineering and software security. The aim is to build and unify tools which automatically repair security vulnerabilities in software. See


The research group already has many tools for this purpose built over a decade. The person hired will act as an engineer to create a professional infra-structure out of these tools, which is maintainable and sustainable. The research group is also planning to administer a worldwide competition of program repair tools, and the engineer will work with a team of researchers to run this competition. This would give an extra edge in the experience gained by the person hired.

Salary: Negotiable based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with strong evidence of software engineering skills

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