Job description

JOB NO.: 96219-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96219-AS

Working Title: Researcher


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 03, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:


Experience with C++ and have successfully released software developed collaboratively.

Experience in two of the following:

1. Performance profiling tools
2. Compilers and code generation
3. Distributed and parallel computing
4. Debugger development
5. Assembly language programming

Must have good oral/written communication skills.


Expertise in one of the above mentioned areas.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Paradyn Project in the UW Department of Computer Sciences is a world leader in tools for the analyzing, instrumenting and modifying binary code, with applications in performance measurement, debugging, testing, software security, forensics, and many others. Our tools are used in research and commercial products around the world, including being an integral part of Red Hat's SystemTap tool. This is a chance to join a team that develops new ideas and techniques in binary code analysis and modification, and produces release-quality software to support academia, government and industry.

Additional Information:


Lance Potter
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Lance Potter, [email protected] or (608) 263-6759.

An applicant may be hired in to Assitant Researcher, Associate Researcher or Researcher title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and a document with contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 2 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 12/3/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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