Compiler positions available for week ending March 8
8 Mar 1998 12:10:48 -0500

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Newsgroups: comp.compilers,
Date: 8 Mar 1998 12:10:48 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs

This is a digest of ``help wanted'' and ``position available'' messages
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Subject: Research vacancy, Sharp (Oxford UK)
Date: 26 Feb 1998 16:41:12 GMT

Functional Programmers for Hardware Compilation
Oxford, United Kingdom.

Due to increasing success with system level synthesis and design
using a hardware compilation approach, we are looking for candidates
to join a growing team which is developing this technology. Ideally
you will have an excellent first degree in Computer Science or other
relevant fields; further postgraduate research or industrial experience
would be preferred. Successful candidates will have a strong track
record and interest in the following areas :

- compiler technology
- functional languages such as ML or CAML

Knowledge of EDA (electronic design automation) tools (eg VHDL) is
preferred, but not essential. The positions are permanent and
available immediately.

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd was established at Oxford in 1990 as
Sharp Corporation's first overseas basic R&D Centre. The total
number of staff is currently about 70 and the plan is to increase the
number to 120 in the next few years. Located in a prime location on
the Oxford Science Park, Sharp Laboratories undertake research in
liquid crystal displays, optoelectronics, imaging and information
systems technologies.

Please send your application (ref : ACIS-908) together with your CV,
your long term research interest and the names of 2 referees to :

Vee Reid, Personnel Administrator
Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd
Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA
United Kingdom
Tel : +44 (0)1865 747711
Fax : +44 (0)1865 747717
Email :


From: (Sundararajarao Sudarshan)
Subject: Faculty Positions in Computer Sc. and Engg. IIT Bombay, INDIA
Followup-To: soc.culture.indian
Date: 4 Mar 1998 12:14:32 GMT
Organization: Computer Sc. and Engg. IIT Bombay

                              INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BOMBAY
                                            POWAI, MUMBAI - 400 076



The Department of Computer Science invites applications (Indian Nationals
only) for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Both
permanent and visiting positions are available. We are looking for
candidates with a Ph.D. and research expertise in one of the following
    Architecture, Machine Intelligence, Software Engineering,
    Computer Graphics and Vision, Distributed Systems, Networking,
    Programming Languages (including compilers), and Operating systems.
Exceptional candidates in other areas of Computer Science and Engg.
will also be considered. Candidates who expect to finish their PhD
in the near future are also invited to apply.

A formal advertisement from IIT Bombay for permanent positions in the Computer
Science and Engineering department as well as other departments has appeared
on March 2nd in the Times of India. For details on how to apply, please
see the newspaper advertisement or the IIT Bombay Web page at
Applications from candidates in India must be on the prescribed form, which
may be obtained from The Registrar, IIT Bombay before March 30th.
Candidates from abroad may apply on plain paper. Completed applications
must be sent to the Registrar, IIT Bombay by April 7th, 1998 (applications
from candidates abroad will be accepted till April 15th).

The above advertisement/deadlines do not apply to visiting positions.
We strongly encourage interested candidates to get in touch with the faculty
search committee chair at the following address (preferably by email):
            Prof. S. Biswas
            Computer Science and Engg. Dept.
            Indian Institute of Technology
            Powai, Mumbai 400076, INDIA
as soon as possible.


The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is a leading center for
research and teaching in India. The IIT Bombay campus lies in a
picturesque setting, nestling between hills and flanked by the scenic
Powai and Vihar lakes in North Mumbai. The peaceful, pollution free
atmosphere in the campus and excellent infrastructural facilities make
IIT Bombay an ideal setting for academic pursuits.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian
Institute of Technology, Bombay, is one of the most active, research
oriented departments in the country. The department currently has 24
faculty members and is the largest Computer Science department in the
country. The department has strong ties with the computer industry
and academic institutions, both in India and abroad. Sponsored research
and consultancy projects with the industry are strongly encouraged.
The department has labs sponsored by Intel Inc., Sun Microsystems,
and Apple Inc, and has received software grants from Microsoft.
Verifone Inc. has instituted a chaired professorship in the department.

The department has well equipped laboraties, with several server
machines, including a recently acquired dual-processor HP server with
1GB of RAM, and numerous workstations and PCs. The institute is connected
to the Internet by two 64Kb links, one via ERNet and another via VSNL.

The department offers B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. programs. Admission
to the B.Tech. and M.Tech. programs is through the highly competitive
JEE and GATE exams. The department strongly encourages, and supports,
research activities along with teaching.


On-campus housing is available to faculty members. The campus is
self-sufficient with medical, schooling and shopping facilities.
Recreation facilities on campus include a swimming pool, tennis courts,
and facilities for many other sports. The campus provide a lovely
setting for walking and jogging.


For more details on the Computer Science and Engineering department,
please visit our web site at:



Date: Fri, 06 Mar 1998 17:54:09 -0600
From: Karl <>
Subject: Build/Release Engineer (recruiter)

Build/Release Engineer
Tasks Description:
Generating software builds and creating product releases for quality
assurance (QA) testing and final products. Ensuring successful regularly
scheduled builds and managing the release process. Jointly responsible with
other members of a team for administrating the software configuration
management (SCM) system. Recommending and implementing improvements in
procedures and software tools used. Will provide technical and process
vision and leadership to continuously improve the quality and efficiency of
the software development life cycle (SDLC).

3+ years in a in a multi-platform production environment running builds,
creating releases, and/or administering SCM system.
Must be familiar with both UNIX and NT build and SCM issues.
Must be comfortable writing shell scripts (csh, ksh, perl, etc )
Must be comfortable writing and modifying Makefiles, with some knowledge of
Must have knowledge of some mainstream SCM tools, such as CVS, Clearcase,
Continuus, or PVCS.
Must be able to work with multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be able to work well both independently and as a team member.
Familiarity with ISO 9000 and/or SEI Maturity Model specifications is


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