PostDoc on Parallel Functional Programming (Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA)

The Manticore project at the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY, USA) is offering a 2-year post-doctoral research position. The Manticore project (joint with the University of Chicago) is exploring the design and implementation of a functional programming language with a rich collection of explicitly- and implicitly-parallel programming features. Our research thus far has delivered a compiler and runtime system capable of demonstrating good parallel speedups on our 16- and 48-core test systems. See the Manticore project website for papers and more information.

The goal of our next stage of research is to develop declarative language mechanisms for the controlled use of shared state and nondeterminism in implicitly-threaded parallel programs in order to increase their parallel efficiency. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to this research effort, which will include both semantic foundations and efficient implementations.

  • Requirements: Ph.D. in Computer Science (completed or near completion)
  • Apply via e-mail to Prof. Matthew Fluet <mtf(at)cs.rit.edu> with:
    • a CV
    • a brief research statement
    • the names of two people who can be asked for letters of recommendation
  • Start date: immediate (ideally, by the end of the summer)
  • Duration: 2 years
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