Ireland : PhD Studentships (Video Streaming-SDN)

Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL), Department of Computer Science, UCC

PhD Studentships (Video Streaming/SDN)

Closing date for receipt of applications:  Oct. 3 2014

 

The Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL) in the Department of Computer Science at UCC is an internationally recognised research centre focused on innovative networking research. iVID is a new research project funded by Science Foundation Ireland to investigate the use of software defined networking (SDN) techniques to optimise the delivery of streaming video. A team of 5 project researchers will work on iVID, including 3 Ph.D. students. We anticipate a start date for PhD students to be on or before January 2015.

Applications are invited for fixed-term studentships (annual value of €18K, plus fees) from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake a PhD within the Department of Computer Science. Applicants should have a Masters degree in computer science or a closely related discipline, although applications from truly exceptional students with a bachelor’s degree will be considered. Ideally, applicants will have some project experience in the areas of video streaming, software defined networks, or more generally network protocols. Applicants must have strong mathematical ability and an interest in systems programming and experimental computer science. Applicants must demonstrate good inter-personal skills, and a high standard of spoken and written English. The positions are open to applicants of any nationality.

For more information on MISL and the Department of Computer Science, please see the links below.

http://www.cs.ucc.ie/misl/

http://www.cs.ucc.ie/

To Apply:

Applications by email to Mary Noonan m.noonan@cs.ucc.ie and must include “PhD Studentship iVID in the subject line. Applications must include, in PDF format only:

  1. 300 word personal statement explaining your interest in the project and networking research;
  2. full CV;
  3. copy of transcript(s) showing names of all courses taken and grades achieved;
  4. summaries of projects (BSc/MSC), internships and relevant work experience completed.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 3 October 2014

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