[erlang-questions] [Job Advert]

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Mon Nov 27 15:45:11 CET 2006


Job: Erlang Training and Consulting and the University of Kent

This announcment concerns a job opportunity at Erlang Training and
Consulting and the University of Kent under the auspices of the Knowledge
Transfer Partnerships scheme.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships support partnerships between business and
universities or research organisations.

For this KTP, Erlang Training and Consulting have joined forces with the
Computing Laboratory at the University of Kent to create a KTP Associate
position, with the aim of developing generic software components and
adopting refactoring into the development process to speed up the
deployment of new systems.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships:

  - Provide a springboard to accelerate your career
  - Offer an opportunity to gain valuable R&D experience in a commercial
	environment
  -  Develop your personal, business and academic skills
  -  Benefit from a strong support network involving company staff,
	academic experts and KTP consultants
  - Opportunity to lead and manage a project with defined goals
  - Deliver an excellent chance of a permanent post with the company partner
  - Provide business management qualifications
  -  Offer an interesting, varied and challenging role

Project

The objective of the project is the development of a number of software
components and techniques including:

  - A set of software components accessible through a web based interface.
  - Generic versions of the software components developed as above.
  - Routines and procedures for commercial systems release and deployment.
  - Refactoring support for component extraction.
  - Exemplar product for operation and maintenance as developed above.
  - Training for ETC's staff over generic component extraction and usage.

The suitable candidate will:

  - Be qualified to a good honours degree (2.1 or 1st) in MSc or BSc in
Computer Science, or equivalent and ideally have experience of using
Erlang and of working with industry.
  - Have a grounding in functional and concurrent programming, and in
computer systems and an evidence of passion for technology.

If you'd like to discuss any aspects of this position please mail me at


If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity please send CV
and a one-page summary (three copies of each) quoting reference 121,
together with the names and addresses of three referees to
Staff Recruitment, Room 121, Registry, University of Kent, Canterbury,
Kent CT2 7NZ. Or email,  Please ensure that all
documents are attached in Word or PDF format only.

Closing date for applications: 1/12/2006,
Interviews will be held at the ETC offices in London on the 12/12/2006.

For full job specification please visit:
http://www.kent.ac.uk/jobs/research/121.html

Simon

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Simon Thompson                                  
Director and Professor of Logic and Computation
Computing Laboratory                             phone: +44-1227-823820
University of Kent                               fax:   +44-1227-762811
Canterbury, Kent
CT2 7NF, UK                                     www.cs.kent.ac.uk/~sjt/
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