Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,613 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 09, 2019
Ref
QMUL20209
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £31,613 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 09-Dec-2019

Overview:

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Applications are invited for two years Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Research Assistant position in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London to work on the EPRSC funded project NEAT: NEtwork dATa plane measurements as first class primitive. The goal for the NEAT project is to develop new ideas and solutions to move network traffic analysis into the data plane. The position can be also renewed subject to funding availability.

The work is supported by Cisco Systems, VMware, CERN, and Barefoot Networks. The combined team has extensive experience developing and deploying novel software and hardware networking technologies, and seeks systems researches willing to contribute with new ideas and deployments.

The successful applicant at Research Assistant level must have an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering or a related topic. Knowledge of Software Programming (e.g., Python, C) or Hardware Programming (e.g., Verilog, VHDL) is essential for this role. Experience with conducting research, understanding the research process and summarising findings is desirable.

The successful applicant at Postdoctoral Research Assistant level must have a PhD in Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering or a related topic. Experience in Software Programming (e.g., Python, C) or Hardware Programming (e.g., Verilog, VHDL) and experience in Networking basics is essential for this role. Familiarity working with and developing using the full TCP/IP network stack and its associated protocols is also needed.

This is a full time fixed term post for 24 months starting 1 March 2020 or as soon as feasible after this date. For an appointment as a Research Assistant the starting salary will be in the range of £31,613 - £34,220 per annum inclusive of London allowance. For an appointment as a Postdoctoral Assistant the starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr. Gianni Antichi at g.antichi@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6776.

Details about the school can be found at www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk

To apply, please clock on the apply link below.

Candidates are kindly requested to upload documents totaling no more than 10 pages.

Please note large documents, e.g., PhD thesis/Research papers, are not forwarded to the interview panel.

The closing date for applications is 9th December 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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