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Post-Doctoral Researcher on vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking" 2017 December 8

CONNECT Research Centre, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Specific-purpose contract (full-time) to undertake research on vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking.

Research Group / Department / School:  CONNECT Research Centre, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin  

Location: Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to:    Prof. Vinny Cahill, Prof. Siobhán Clarke, Dr. Melanie Bouroche
Salary:     This appointment will be made at a point on the IUA Post Doctorate Researcher scales commensurate with experience


Hours of Work:    Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link HERE

Closing Date:     12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time), 5th January, 2018

CONNECT is Ireland's largest telecommunications research centre and carries out industry-informed research focusing on wireless and optical networks of the future. This position, under the direction of Prof. Vinny Cahill in collaboration with Prof. Siobhán Clarke and Dr. Melanie Bouroche, is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Intel Labs. The project will be in the context of the SFI Enable programme, which is hosted by CONNECT, and researching technologies for connecting communities to smart urban environments through the Internet of Things.

An experienced postdoctoral researcher position is available to investigate vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking for connected and autonomous vehicles, at the Distributed Systems Group, based in Trinity College Dublin. The position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and Intel Labs, and will be appointed as junior or senior post-doctoral researcher, depending on the candidate’s experience. The successful candidate will join a team of highly skilled and innovative researchers in the area of networking and autonomous vehicles.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post

•    Investigate the challenges for vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking emerging from a    need for guaranteed communication between vehicles for safety-critical applications;
•    Collaborate with other academic and industry partners;
•    Mentoring of PhD students.

Funding Information

Science Foundation Ireland and Intel Labs

Person Specification

Qualifications
•    The candidate must have a Ph.D. in the area of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, with a track record of research in networking for mobile, embedded, and/or vehicular networks. Experience of information-centric networking is desirable. The candidate must be an independent researcher willing to take a leadership role in the Distributed Systems Group.

Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable)
Essential:
•    3+ years’ experience in design and development of wireless network software architectures, edge computing, vehicular networks.
•    Good working knowledge of software programming languages (e.g., C++, Python, Matlab)
•    Solid written and oral communications skills;
•    It is expected that applicants will have:
 

Established track record of publication in leading journals/conferences, on topics such as networking, edge computing, vehicular networks;

  • Proven experience in mentoring junior researchers, such as Ph.D. students.


Desirable:
•    Experience with protocols and architectures for information-centric networking or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication is highly desirable.

Skills & Competencies
•    The ideal candidate will have a background in the development of architecture and software for  vehicular networks..

Further Information for Applicants

CONNECT is Ireland's largest telecommunications research centre and carries out industry-informed research focusing on wireless and optical networks of the future. This position, under the direction of Prof. Vinny Cahill in collaboration with Prof. Siobhán Clarke and Dr. Melanie Bouroche, is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Intel Labs. The project will be in the context of the SFI Enable programme, which is hosted by CONNECT, and researching technologies for connecting communities to smart urban environments through the Internet of Things.

 

An experienced postdoctoral researcher position is available to investigate vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking for connected and autonomous vehicles, at the Distributed Systems Group, based in Trinity College Dublin. The position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and Intel Labs, and will be appointed as junior or senior post-doctoral researcher, depending on the candidate’s experience. The successful candidate will join a team of highly skilled and innovative researchers in the area of networking and autonomous vehicles.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post

 

  • Investigate the challenges for vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle networking emerging from a need for guaranteed communication between vehicles for safety-critical applications;
  • Collaborate with other academic and industry partners;
  • Mentoring of PhD students.

 

Funding Information

 

Science Foundation Ireland and Intel Labs

 

Person Specification

 

Qualifications

  • The candidate must have a Ph.D. in the area of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, with a track record of research in networking for mobile, embedded, and/or vehicular networks. Experience of information-centric networking is desirable. The candidate must be an independent researcher willing to take a leadership role in the Distributed Systems Group.

 

Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable)

Essential:

  • 3+ years’ experience in design and development of wireless network software architectures, edge computing, vehicular networks.
  • Good working knowledge of software programming languages (e.g., C++, Python, Matlab)
  • Solid written and oral communications skills;
  • It is expected that applicants will have:
    • Established track record of publication in leading journals/conferences, on topics such as networking, edge computing, vehicular networks;
    • Proven experience in mentoring junior researchers, such as Ph.D. students.

Desirable:

  • Experience with protocols and architectures for information-centric networking or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication is highly desirable.

 

Skills & Competencies

  • The ideal candidate will have a background in the development of architecture and software for  vehicular networks..

 

Further Information for Applicants

https://www.tcd.ie

https://jobs.tcd.ie