Two Doctoral Student positions open at CIE

20th of January 2015 | News
Center for Internet Excellence (CIE) at the University of Oulu, Finland is hiring two doctoral students to work on energy-efficient network architectures and communication methods for low/ultra-low power devices. CIE is a research and innovation unit, which combines leading-edge Internet research, innovation processes and new infrastructures to provide a unique innovation environment.
Job Description
The research work will be conducted within a large strategic research project called The Naked Approach – Nordic perspective to gadget-free hyperconnected environments that develops alternative, human-centric ways of producing and consuming digital services.
As a Doctoral student you will carry out research work together with an enthusiastic research team, develop innovative technology demonstrators, publish your research results in scientific forums, attend doctoral courses and complete your doctoral thesis within 3-4 years.
Further details about the work:
Start date: 1st of March 2015 (negotiable)
Duration: 1.5 years (renewable)
Location of work: Oulu, Finland
More information on the Naked Approach project: http://www.oulu.fi/english/news/2015/01/cie-and-cwc-are-participating-new-large-strategic-opening-funded-tekes
Requirements
To successfully occupy the position of a Doctoral student, you must possess an applicable Master of Science degree (or other applicable Master's degree) completed with very good / excellent grades. Please also read the detailed requirements for entering the University of Oulu Graduate School for which all doctoral student candidates must apply: http://www.oulu.fi/uniogs/node/2662
In addition, we appreciate
- strong knowledge on machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) networking
- knowledge on ubiquitous computing and energy-efficient communication technologies
- capability to develop prototype systems and applications
- capability to write scientific publications
- readiness for travelling and short-term research visits (e.g. USA)
- good team working skills
Salary
Depending on the stage of your doctoral studies and your personal performance, the salary will be set at levels 2–4 of the national salary system for the teaching and research staff of Finnish universities (€ 2 400 - 3 588 gross).
Application
All applications are submitted online. Send your application and the required appendices (CV, a list of publications and a (scanned) copy of your master’s degree certificate) using the electronic application form below by 15th of February 2015:
The potential applicants will be interviewed for the open positions during February 2015. The applications will not be returned.
Additional information:
Dr. Timo Koskela ()
Prof. Mika Ylianttila ()