MSc/PhD Position in Machine-Learning/System Identification for Networked Systems

Basic Description

Applications are invited for an MSc/PhD position in the Hamilton Institute at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. The vacancy is in the application of statistical machine learning techniques to networked systems.

The Hamilton Institute has a very active research group in communication networks. The position is sponsored by a flagship network company and would include active industry interaction including the opportunity for an industry placement in the US. The Hamilton Institute is committed to research excellence and this post offers an exciting opportunity for successful candidates to tackle fundamental research problems within a stimulating multi- disciplinary research environment with state of the art facilities and strong links to the international research community.

Candidate Profile

Good numerate and analytic skills will be essential. Applicants should have a good understanding of machine learning and time-series analysis, and some degree of familiarity with IP networking is desirable. Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are required. In addition, the candidate should be a team player who is capable of working within a larger research group.

Duration and Remuneration

This position carries a stipend of €21,000 (tax free). Appointment commencing by the beginning of May 2009 is highly desirable. The Hamilton Institute is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and a stimulating research environment.

To apply, candidates should submit a detailed CV, transcripts of undergraduate grades, motivation letter and the names and addresses of two referees for letters of recommendation to:

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