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IRCSET Postdoctoral Fellow Hamilton Institute and IBM Collaboratory

Monday, October 11th, 2010

The Hamilton Institute, at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) is searching for a postdoctoral fellow to conduct advanced research as part of the IBM Exascale Stream Computing Collaboratory. The research will focus on the interconnect of Exascale systems, in particular investigating optical networking concepts, techniques and machinery.

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic record and a PhD in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline. They must be interested in developing analytic solutions to problems and prototyping these solutions as real systems. They are also required to be able to work in a collaborative environment and lead the writing of academic papers.

Experience in tackling problems in resource allocation, optical/Ethernet switching and implementation of networked systems would be considered an advantage.

The position will be funded by IRCSET and IBM through IRCSET’s Enterprise Partnership Scheme. Further details on the Enterprise Partnership Scheme can be found on IRCSET’s website ( Applicants must meet IRCSET’s eligibility criteria and will be assessed independently by IRCSET. For further information or to apply, please contact

Dr. David Malone

SFI Stokes Lecturer

Hamilton Institute

National University of Ireland,