Postdoctoral Position: Management of Wireless Mesh Networks

Basic Description

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Hamilton Institute at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. The vacancy is in the broad area of wireless mesh networks. It is expected that the fellow will work on collaborative research with Professor Doug Leith and others at the Hamilton Institute on projects in the area of wireless networks:

The Hamilton Institute has a very active research groups in communication networks and wireless networks in particular. The successful applicant will be expected to work on some or all of the following projects: measurement-based wireless mesh network management, wireless quality of service for multi-player games, distributed optimization of wireless networks.

Candidate Profile

The candidate should hold a PhD in Computer Science/Engineering/Applied Mathematics or a related field, and have a sound scientific record in the area of computer networks. Some degree of familiarity with measurement-based network management, networked games, queueing/information theory will be an advantage. Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are required. In addition, the candidate should be a team player who is capable of working with a minimum of supervision.

Contract Duration and Remuneration

A contract of 3 years duration will be offered to the successful candidate, with commencing salary in the range from €45,000 to €60,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications. Appointment commencing by the beginning of Dec 2009 is highly desirable. The Hamilton Institute is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and a stimulating research environment.

NUIM: Further Information

The successful candidate will be expected to conform to the terms and conditions of employment at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Details of which are available on the website

Application Requirements and Procedure

To apply for this post, candidates should submit a detailed CV, including a list of publications, motivation letter, a summary of recent projects, scientific interests and expertise, as well as the names and addresses of two referees for letters of recommendation to:

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2009.

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