Contact name: Thomas Fahringer
Institution: Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Application deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
The Institute of Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for a
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITION IN THE FIELD OF CLOUD COMPUTING
This position starts on March 2018 and finishes by Feb. 2019 with the opportunity for extension. This position also requires to teach 4 hours per week in the field of distributed systems.
Candidates with good background in distributed and parallel computing and interested in one of the following research areas are encouraged to apply:
- resource management for Clouds, Edge and Fog computing infrastructures
- discovery, provisioning, orchestration and usage of cloud services
- virtualization technologies
- scheduling and optimization
- application development environments
- resilient runtime environments
- energy efficiency, security and data sensitivity
- Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning
- Service Level Agreements (SLA) and business models
Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in computer science and require a working permit for the European Union.Applicants must be willing to teach courses in distributed systems and programming both in bachelor and master degree programs.
Profile of our group:
The Distributed and Parallel Systems Group (DPS) of the Institute of Computer Science focuses on simplifying the effective use of heterogeneous multiprocessor architectures and geographically distributed resources (including Cloud infrastructures), which will provide the basis for the next generation of Internet-enabled performance-oriented applications. DPS currently coordinates two EU funded projects: ENTICE (http://www.entice-project.eu) and ALLSCALE (http://www.allscale.eu).
Innsbruck and its Environment:
The City of Innsbruck, which hosted the Olympic winter games twice, is located in the beautiful surroundings of the Tyrolean Alps. The combination of the Alpine environment and the urban life in this historically grown town provides a high quality of living. The university has a long tradition dating back to the 16th century, and, with seven schools (Theology, Law, Economics and Social Sciences, Medicine, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Civil Engineering and Architecture), it offers a wide spectrum of research and teaching activities and interesting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Besides, the Country of Tyrol strongly supports various initiatives in the IT domain.
Applications must be submitted by November 30, 2017.
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