PhD Studentship (NEMBES) - 3 positions

PhD Studentship (NEMBES) 3 positions

University College Cork - Department of Computer Science

The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL) and Cork Constraint Computation Centre (4C) have recently been awarded a substantial research grant under the Irish Government’s HEA PRTLI-4 programme. NEMBES is an inter-institutional multi-disciplinary research grant with a broad remit in the area of networked embedded systems. It adopts a “whole system” view of networked embedded systems, involving researchers from electronic engineering, computer science, civil/environmental engineering and architecture, working closely with end-users at Cork City Council and Cork University Hospital. The focus of NEMBES research at MISL and 4C is the design and operation of wireless sensor networks to achieve certain communication and functional performance targets.

The NEMBES team at MISL/4C will comprise two post-doctoral researchers and three PhD students, together with three faculty members. Applications for the following studentships are now solicited:

PhD Studentship (NEMBES) – 3 positions

The holder of the studentship will be expected to pursue research within the overall scope of the NEMBES project. Applicants should hold a good honours undergraduate degree in computer science/engineering, and be able to demonstrate an aptitude for either constraint programming or networking. The successful applicant will receive total funding of approximately €24K per annum for four years and is responsible for paying fees. The 2008/09 fee for an EU student will be €5620 per annum. This position is available from September/October 2008 and is open to applicants of any nationality.


Applications by email to Ms. A. O’Brien a.obrien[at]


Applications must include, in PDF format only:

  1. full CV;
  2. list of all modules and results from undergraduate;
  3. one-page abstract describing final year undergraduate project (if applicable);
  4. one-page abstract describing MSc project (if applicable);
  5. one-page abstract describing undergraduate work placement or other relevant work experience (if applicable);
  6. 300 word statement explaining interest in research.

Please ensure that all emails have “PhD Studentship (NEMBES)” in the Subject line.

Deadline: Friday June 6th 2008

For further details see:



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