Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Computing Science

Job Purpose

You will contribute to the EPSRC-funded FRuIT project (Federated Raspberry Pi Microinfrastructure Testbed) working with Jeremy Singer, Dimitrios Pezaros and Colin Perkins at Glasgow. The overall aim of the project is to create a UK-wide federated testbed of O(10K) lightweight compute nodes capable of exploring research issues that arise from such a dynamic infrastructure. There will be interaction with project partners at the Universities of Cambridge, Southampton and Liverpool John Moores.

Specifically, this job requires expert knowledge in network testbeds, virtualization and distributed datacenters.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

This position has funding for up to 2 years in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy reference: 014912.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

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