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Post-doctoral and Ph.D. Student Positions in the Scala Group EPFL Lausanne Prof. Martin Odersky Do you want to work in an academic environment on a cutting edge programming language with real industrial impact? We are looking for post-docs and Ph.D. students to join the Scala group. Postdoctoral applicants should have a strong background in programming language theory and implementation, with special focus on functional and object-oriented programming. Previous experience with Scala is a plus. The appointment is a yearly contract renewable to up to four years depending on funding. Ph.D. student applicants should have strong research interests in the areas given above and should like to work on the boundary between theory and practice. They should have obtained a masters degree with outstanding grades. Ph.D. students with a 4 year bachelor degree are eligible for the EPFL graduate school which offers a Master/Ph.D. program (in English). All positions are open from Fall 2007, but we might also consider later starting dates. Compensation is competitive: CHF 80K+ for the post-doc position, and CHF 47K+ for the PhD student position (at present , 1US$ = 1.23 CHF). Informal inquiries about the positions may be addressed to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Formal applications for postdoctoral positions should be sent by e-mail to the following address: Danielle Chamberlain [EMAIL PROTECTED] Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and the names of three personal references. Please ask your references to send their letters directly to the contact address, there is no need for a request from us. Formal applications for Ph.D. student positions go directly to the EPFL graduate school: EPFL Doctoral school EDIC - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences http://phd.epfl.ch/page55508.html Cut-off date for both kinds of applications is April 30, 2007. EPFL Lausanne is one of two federal universities in Switzerland. It has one of the most nationally diverse research, teaching and learning communities in Europe. Lausanne is situated in very attractive surroundings in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, bordering Lake Geneva, in close proximity to the Alps.