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RESEARCH SCIENTIST POSITION Interactive Theorem Proving National Institute of Aerospace (Hampton, VA, USA) The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), located in Hampton, Virginia, has an opening for the position of Research Scientist to work on research and development of theorem proving technology for the formal verification of autonomous systems. The successful candidate is expected to provide support to researchers who are using the Prototype Verification System (PVS) interactive theorem prover for the formal verification of autonomous aircraft systems. Representative activities may include developing mathematical models, automated strategies, tool interfaces, and, in general, advancing the state-of-the-art of theorem proving technology through the PVS system. Required Skills: • Master’s degree or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or equivalent. • Proved experience with higher-order logic. • Proved experience in functional programming, e.g., Lisp, Scheme, OCaml, ML, Haskell, etc. • Familiar with Unix environment, e.g., Unix, MacOS, Linux, etc. Desired Skills: • Experience in interactive theorem proving and proof assistants based on higher-order logic, e.g., PVS, Coq, Isabelle, HOL, ACL2, etc. • Experience in development of verification tools • Familiar with Common Lisp and the Common Lisp Object System Interested candidates should apply via NIA’s career opportunities site located at www.nianet.org<http://www.nianet.org> under the ‘About NIA’ tab. Please include a letter of introduction, resume, and the names and contact information of three current professional references. If you have any question please contact Sabine Watson (sabine.wat...@nianet.org<mailto:sabine.wat...@nianet.org>). NIA, located near NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is a non-profit research and graduate education institute created to perform aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies for the nation, and help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Additional information about NIA and its research programs is available at www.nianet.org<http://www.nianet.org>. NIA is winner of the 2017 Top 50 Best Non-Profit Companies to work for in the U.S. NIA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. --- Laura Titolo Research Scientist National Institute of Aerospace 100 Exploration Way Hampton, VA 23666 Phone: +1 (757) 325-6905 Fax: +1 (757) 325-6701 National Institute of Aerospace: This e-mail message (including all attachments transmitted with it, if any) is intended solely for the use of the addressee and may contain company proprietary information. If you are not the person to whom this e-mail is addressed, or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the person to whom it is addressed, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying, or other use of this message or its attachments is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by e-mail reply, then please delete this e-mail, together with any attachments to it, from your computer.