Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 May 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher  
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher for a six-month position supporting Dr. Yuanfang Cai's research and development efforts related to software architecture analysis, including the modeling, reverse engineering, and quantitative analysis of software systems. Opportunities also exist to collaborate with researchers and industrial practitioners nationally and internationally.  
Qualifications include:
- PhD completed by August 1, 2017
- Experience in software engineering, computer science, or related fields
- Experience with software architecture, design patterns, architectural patterns, code smell, and software metrics
- Proficiency in programming and design using Java, or C.  
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Develop reverse engineering tools to recover architecture from source code
- Detect architectural patterns and design patterns from source code
- Research on methodology for expressing architectural evolution
- Conduct empirical study on software metrics
- Detect dependency relations from systems developed in new languages/multiple languages
- Detect dynamic dependencies from source systems
- Detect architecture anti-patterns from source code
- Develop related research tools  
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(5) Full Time  
3295 Computing  
Commensurate with experience  
University City, UC 104  
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