Senior Research Associate

University of East Anglia - School of Computing Sciences

Faculty of Science

The Senior Research Associate will oversee and contribute to the research programme a newly developing Connected Society Laboratory at UEA under direction of Professor Gerard Parr. Areas of relevance concern Internet of Things, Edge and Cloud Computing, Network Management and assisting with the development of the UEA Data Science Institute (UEA-DSI).

You will be also be required to prepare and present research findings to peers, at  conferences, to funders and by publication in high-quality Journals such as IEEE and ACM and will assist in the writing and submission of grant applications to RCUK-EPSRC and related funding bodies and in collaboration with industry.

Educated to PhD level in an engineering, physical sciences, mathematics or computing discipline, the successful candidate will have strong experience in one or more of the following fields: Telecommunications Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Cloud Resource Allocation and Management Protocols, UAV Deployment and Communications Systems. With a strong background in his/her core discipline and proven self-motivated research experience, the successful candidate will be able to plan his/her own research, work independently when required and will have excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will also be able to fulfil all essential elements of the person specification.

This full time post is available from 1 January 2017 for a fixed term period of 5 years.

Closing date: 12 noon on 21 December 2016

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver 

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