Principles and Methodologies - Jobs

The Theory Group anticipates summer research internship(s) for the pursuit of research in theoretical computer science, available for students typically in doctoral programs, for summer 2019.

Applicants for these positions may apply by sending:

  • a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
  • at least one reference
  • a cover letter


Please also ask your references to send letters of recommendation on your behalf to the same email address.

We strongly prefer documents in the pdf file format.


IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


Ron Fagin, IBM Fellow!

On April 10, 2012, theory group member Ron Fagin was named an IBM Fellow. This is IBM's highest technical distinction; there have been only 238 IBM Fellows since the program began in 1963. See here for more, and an interview with Ron.

Tribute to John Backus

A tribute to John Backus, one of the first members of our Theory Group, written by Alex Aiken