Post-Doctoral Researcher (NEMBES)

Post-Doctoral Researcher (NEMBES)

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 position are now solicited:

Post-Doctoral Researcher (NEMBES)

The holder of this position will have an important overall role within the project, working to refine and pursue a research agenda on design and optimization of sensor networks, and assisting in management activities such as project planning and report writing. Applications are encouraged from those with research experience in related areas such as protocol design, network planning, and network design optimization.

Applicants should hold a PhD in computer science/engineering, preferably in networking, and excellent inter-personal and communication skills. The successful applicant will receive gross salary of €39-49K per annum, depending on experience and qualifications. The position is available for two years, and is open to applicants of any nationality.

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

Applications must include, in PDF format only:

  1. full CV, including list of publications;
  2. research statement, outlining research achievements, interests and plans;
  3. copies of two recent published papers.

Please ensure that all emails have “Post-Doctoral Researcher (NEMBES)” in the Subject line.

 Deadline: Friday June 6th 2008

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