The European Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) METRICS (http://metrics-itn.eu/) invites applications for 13 PhD positions and 1 post-doc position in the broad area of Internet measurements.
Partners and associate institutions:
- Aalto University, Helsinki/Espoo, Finland
- University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
- University Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
- University Catholique Louvain-la-Neuve, Louvain, Belgium
- NEC, Heidelberg, Germany
- Ericsson Research Finland, Kirkkonummi, Finland
- Telefonica, Barcelona, Spain
The research areas include
high speed fixed network
measurement; large-scale mobile
network active and passive measurement;
data centre measurement; data
analysis and modelling;
quality of experience;
sharing of traffic measurements;
impact of machine-to-machine traffic;
measurement enhanced network management.
METRICSâ€™s summer schools and boot camps, which are offered to all the
appointed candidates, are an excellent possibility to access training
and expertise across key underpinning skills. The skills include
software and hardware measurement techniques, statistical
methodologies, and security and privacy, encompassing legal and policy
aspects of network measurement.
Unlike typical PhD and post-doc positions, METRICS will give each of
its candidates the unique opportunity to experience working for a
varied set of institutions, both in academia and industry, and
different research environments and with different supervisors.
addition to their host institution, METRICS candidates will spend a
period of 3 months at another METRICS partner, and 3 months at least in
one of the METRICS associate partner institution: Narus, British
Telecom, IIJ, Elisa, SamKnows or RIPE.
Coming into direct contact with a number of world-renowned researchers
in the field will not only contribute to a high-quality training
experience but will also form important links crucial to the
candidates' future professional career. Prior experience amongst the
partners shows that this type of research organisation has the
potential to massively boost the effectiveness and impact of results by
access to a range of expertise, facilities and data. This represents a
unique environment in the world, for young researchers interested in
Marie Curie rules: According to Marie Curie fellowship rules, at the
time of recruitment by a partner
a qualified candidate will have a
maximum of 5 years of research/work experience since obtaining the
degree which formally allows him/her to embark on a doctorate;
he/she must not have resided or carried out main activity in country
applied for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to
recruitment to this project.
For further information: http://metrics-itn.eu/
Interested candidates can contact Prof. Simon Pietro Romano (
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