Postdoctoral Researcher (SFI), Dept of Computer Science

Postdoctoral Researcher (SFI), Department of Computer Science

Department of Comptuer Science

The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL) conducts basic and applied research in computer networking for mobile/wireless and multimedia systems. Led by Prof. Sreenan, the laboratory is supported externally by several Irish and international companies, Enterprise Ireland, the EU, the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET), and Science Foundation Ireland.

Applications are now invited for the following position:

Post-Doctoral Researcher (SFI)

This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) on a grant entitled “Utility-Based Models for Terminal-Oriented Handover in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”. The overall goal of the project is to define a utility-based model for handover in next-generation mobile network environments, and to conceive and evaluate a new multi-network terminal-oriented handover algorithm. The holder of this position will have an important overall role within the project, working to refine and pursue a research agenda on handover in heterogeneous wireless networks, and assisting in management activities such as project planning and report writing.

Applicants should hold a PhD in computer science/engineering, a strong interest in the area of mobile/wireless networking, and excellent inter-personal skills. The successful applicant will receive gross salary of approximately Euro37K per annum. The position is tenable for two years from October 2006 and is open to applicants of any nationality.

Enquires and applications by email to Prof. Sreenan

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 "Postdoctoral Researchers (SFI)" in the Subject line

Deadline: September 1 2006

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