Post Doctoral Position in the area of Mobile Cloud Computing

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Invitation for applications to 1 postdoc position in the area of mobile cloud computing

 

Supervisor:     Prof. Yu Xiao (https://people.aalto.fi/index.html?language=english#!yu_xiao)

 

Starting date:    September 1st, 2017 or any other mutually agreeable date

 

Site of Research:  Department of Communications and Networking (COMNET) (http://comnet.aalto.fi/en/), School of Electrical Engineering, Aalto University

 

Deadline for applications:   June 15, 2017

 

Research area:           Mobile Cloud Computing

 

Optional topics:         Vehicular fog computing, cognitive augmented reality

 

The candidate must have a doctoral degree (or equivalence) in electrical engineering, computer science, or in a related study with excellent results.  The candidate must have a high motivation for research, and enjoy working in an international and cross-disciplinary team.

 

Skills and qualities required to apply

 1)      Vehicular fog computing

 

  • expertise in vehicular networking, cloud computing, or intelligent transportation systems
  • good programming skills, preferable in multiple languages
  • good written and oral communication skills in English
  • experience with network simulation is considered as a plus
  • strong background in mathematics, particularly optimization techniques and stochastic processes, is considered a plus

 

 2)      Cognitive augmented reality

 

  • expertise in computer vision, machine learning or wearable computing
  • good programming skills, preferable in multiple languages
  • good written and oral communication skills in English
  • experience with deep learning techniques and frameworks is considered as a plus

 

Salary and contract terms

 

The expected starting salary for postdocs is around 3,500-3,900 €/month, depending on experience and qualifications, and it will increase with responsibilities and performance over time. The contract includes occupational health and social security benefits. The position is for 3 years.

 

Application (in English) should consist of 

 

  • CV
  • Publication List
  • Research statement 
  • Recommendation letter(s) from previous supervisors or employers (optional)

 

For more information please contact Professor Yu Xiao, yu.xiao@aalto.fi and in HR related practical issues please contact HR coordinator anne.petroff@aalto.fi