Open Positions

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the SALT lab starting January 1, 2018 (negotiable). The term of the position is one year with a possible extension. Strong applicants are solicited in the broad areas of software engineering, software analysis and testing, bug prediction/detection/repair, web and mobile engineering, and software maintenance and evolution.

Applications for this position should:

  • have received (or soon expect to receive) their PhD
  • have a strong publication record in software engineering and/or related venues
  • strong software engineering skills

If interested, please send a CV and a brief research statement to Dr. Mesbah, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation directly sent to the same email address.

PhD and Master Students

We currently have PhD and MSc positions in the SALT lab. There are a number of exciting projects for graduate students with strong academic background and experience in software engineering, software analysis and testing, web and mobile engineering, and/or related areas of research. Interested candidates may contact Dr. Mesbah provided they meet the following criteria:

  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent programming skills
  • PhD applicants: Published or submitted ACM/IEEE papers from your Master’s work. Having publications will strengthen your case.

Visit this page for general information about admission requirements and deadlines.

Undergraduate Research Assistantships

  • Each year, we have a number of USRA (Undergraduate Student Research Awards) interns in the SALT lab. If you are interested, contact Dr. Mesbah before the departmental deadline.
  • We also have a number of exciting EECE 496 thesis projects for strong undergrad students.
  • International undergraduate students should consider the MITACS Global Link projects. These are fully funded summer research projects. We are offering a number of research projects there for top international students.