Research Assistant/Associate

University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

You will contribute to the Network Measurement as a Service (NMaaS) project working with Dr Dimitrios Pezaros, and as a member of the Networked Systems Research Laboratory (netlab) at the University of Glasgow. The project will be looking at frameworks and mechanisms for offering tenants of virtualised infrastructures the ability to create, synthesise, install, and harness (complex) network measurement metrics and modules as a service, through developing the appropriate interfaces between the virtual and the underlying physical infrastructure.

The job requires expert knowledge in experimental, software-defined and virtualised networked systems (e.g., SDN, NFV, data centre and Cloud infrastructures). 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 6/7, £28,098 - £31,604 / £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This position has funding until 31 October 2019.

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: 019546; Closing date: 7 January 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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