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Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate or Research Fellow in Network Orchestration

University of Bristol - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: Grade I or J or K / £34,304-£50,296
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2021
Closes: 30th June 2022
Job Ref: ACAD104727

The role

The HPN Research Group, which is part of the Smart Internet Lab and led by Professor Reza Nejabati, specialises in the application of advanced hardware and software network technologies for Future Internet Infrastructure.  The HPN Research Group is an international leader and highly influential in the fields of Future Internet Experimentation, 5G and Beyond 5G Networking, Optical Networks, Quantum Networking, Data Centre and Cloud Computing, Software and Hardware Defined Networking, and AI assisted Networking.

What will I be doing?

You will carry out research, software development and experimental work for high performance networks in the following fields: 

  • Network infrastructure virtualization
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • NFV Management and orchestration (MANO)
  • 5G/IoT multi-technology network ecosystem convergence and development
  • Programmable hardware as a network function
  • High-performance agile and reconfigurable network interfaces
  • Multi-Access and Mobile Edge computing (MEC)
  • Container based architecture for networking

You should apply if

You have a PhD in networks or communications and/or experience with the following: 

  • Network control plane
  • Network virtualization and NFV
  • Software defined networks

Additional information

Rolling role information

Please Note: This is a “rolling advert” with a nominal close date only.  Applications are welcome at any time and the timing of the selection process will be dependent on the applications received. 

There is no formal closing date, but the start date for each post is flexible dependent on the circumstances of the successful candidates.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dimitra.Simeonidou@bristol.ac.uk; Reza.Nejabati@bristol.ac.uk; Marta.Tazewell@bristol.ac.uk

To find out more about what it's like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog:

https://engineeringincludesme.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/ 

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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