Research Associate in QoS for Network Games

Applications are invited by well-qualified applicants for a research associate position in the area of quality of service provisioning in networks to support multi-player games.

Online gaming is one of the most rapidly increasing sources of traffic in the modern internet. This project aims to investigate fundamental issues relating to achieving the required quality of service for peer-to-perr multi-player games traffic in modern networks, including those with wireless mesh infrastructure. The project will also explore issues such as detection of network configurations associated with cheating.

Excellent numerate and analytic skills are essential, and familiarity with dynamics and control and/or queueing theory would be beneficial.

The Hamilton Institute is committed to research excellence. 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.

Salary Scale: EUR 45,704-63,094

To apply, candidates should submit a detailed CV, motivation letter, and the names and addresses of two referees for letters of recommendation to Prof. Douglas Leith (

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