Postdoc Position in the Area of Mobile Cloud Computing

Aalto University - Department of Communications and Networking

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 
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)
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