Research position at the Object Systems Group

Research position at the Object Systems Group

Post by Jan VIT » Mon, 08 Jan 1996 04:00:00

One research  position is available at  the Object Systems Group in Geneva,
Switzerland. The position is available immediately for an initial period of
six months.

The Object Systems Group was founded in 1986 by Prof. Dennis Tsichritzis.  It
is part of the Centre Universitaire d'Informatique at the University of Geneva.
The OSG carries out research in  object-oriented  technologies  with a strong
emphasis on   programming languages and multimedia applications. The group has
strong links with the  GMD in Germany and  collaborates with numerous research
groups in European and Swiss projects.

The OSG is starting a research track on   Mobile Object Systems  (also called
mobile software agents). A mobile object system allows webs of objects to move
from node to node over a network carrying state and some portion of their code.
The project involves the  development  and  implementation  of  a programming
language which provides linguistic support for  mobile  object systems  while
avoiding the  restrictions and inefficiencies of languages  such as Java  or

The individual will will work with other research scientists, and graduate
students on the design and implementation of the programming language.

The successful applicant will have completed a PhD in Computer Science (M.Sc.
may be acceptable in special cases), and will demonstrate experience in the
following areas:
        * OO programming language implementation and compilers,
        * distributed systems,
        * UNIX and C.
Working language is English.    Starting salary for applicants with a PhD is
around 60K $US / year.   Applicants with a M.Sc. may be considered for
acceptance in the PhD program.

To apply, please submit a Curriculum Vitae and the names of at least two
referees as soon as possible to:

Object Systems Group.
Centre Universitaire d'Informatique,
Universite de Geneve,
24, rue General-Dufour,
CH-1211 Geneve 4,

Tel : +41 22 705.76.62
Home: +41 22 348.28.73

See the OSG home page: