Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Electronic Engineering & Computer Science

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,613 pa - £33,324 pa for an RA / £34,220 pa - £44,807 pa for a PDRA (Grade 4)
Posted
Nov 08, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 29, 2019
Ref
QMUL20493
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £31,613 pa - £33,324 pa for an RA / £34,220 pa - £44,807 pa for a PDRA (Grade 4)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 29-Nov-2019

Overview:

Applications are invited for one of two 12 month Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Research Assistant positions in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London to work on the broad area of networks and measurements. The position will be funded by the EPRSC project EARL: sdn EnAbled measuRements for aLl. The goal for the EARL project is to pioneer SDN enabled measurement-based network management to enhance the Internet infrastructure. The position can be also renewed subject to funding availability.

The successful applicant at Research Assistant level must have an Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent qualification/experience) in Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering or a related topic. Knowledge of Software Programming skills (e.g., Python, C, C++) and familiarity with the full TCP/IP network stack and its associated protocols is essential for this post. It would be desired the applicant has experience in Networks and measurements. The applicant must have willingness to work with PhD students, postdocs and colleagues in the group on open-source code, and lead and participate in the preparation of academic publications on the research activities conducted in this area.

The successful applicant at Postdoctoral Research Assistant level must have a PhD (or equivalent qualification/experience) in Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering or a related topic. Excellent Software Programming skills (e.g., Python, C, C++) and knowledge of the full TCP/IP network stack and its associated protocols, is essential for this post. The applicant must have willingness to work with PhD students, postdocs and colleagues in the group on open-source code, and lead and participate in the preparation of academic publications on the research activities conducted in this area. Experience with conducting research, understanding the research process and summarising findings, and academic paper writing in topics related to the area of research of this project is an essential criteria for this role.

This is a full time fixed term post for 12 months starting 1 January 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 - £33,324 per annum inclusive of London allowance. For an appointment as a Postdoctoral Assistant the starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 to £44,807 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 Prof. Steve Uhlig (steve.uhlig@qmul.ac.uk).

To apply, please click the link below.

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

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

The closing date for applications is 29 November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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