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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Information and Communication Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Information and Communication Technology conducts research and education at a leading international level in Electronics, Software and Computer Systems as well as in Communication Systems. The research activity encompasses both basic and applied level. The school offers a wide spectrum of educational programs at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. The school of Information and Communication Technology fosters close collaboration with Swedish and international companies and research institutes as well as surrounding associations such as Kista Science City.

Job description

Network Systems Lab (https://www.kth.se/en/ict/forskning/cos/research/nslab), lead by Prof. Dejan Kostic (https://people.kth.se/~dejanko) at KTH School of Information and Communication Technology in Kista, Sweden is announcing a Post-doctoral position.

As a member of the research lab, you will be involved in experimental systems work in collaboration with faculty members and several PhD students at our research lab. You will contribute to scientific publications as well as to new grant applications. More specifically, you will be conducting research in a larger project titled “Time-Critical Clouds” with researchers both from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and SICS Swedish ICT.

In this project, we seek to ensure latency bounds of key building blocks (e.g., geo-distributed key-value stores) that are used for important societal services (for example, Intelligent Transportation Systems). Your work will entail design, implementation, and evaluation of networked systems for time-critical cloud-based services and networks.

Qualifications

Applicants for this position should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering not older than three years. You should also have a solid background in distributed systems, networking, programming and operating systems, and very good knowledge of English in speech and writing.

It is important that you have very good skills in critical thinking and very good knowledge of C ++, UNIX, and in any scripting language.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a willingness to experiment and explore and have international publications in journals and at conferences.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webpage.

Application

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position)
  • Research statement (max 2 pages)
  • Contact information for three references

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to the agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Kista
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number I-2016-1083
Contact
  • Dejan Kostic, Professor, +46 73 765 20 43
  • Elizabeth All, HR-Manager, +46 8 790 44 11
Published 02.Dec.2016
Last application date 28.Feb.2017 11:59 PM CET

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