Friday, December 23, 2016

[DMANET] open position (PhD candidate or Post-Doc) in the field of SDN and NFV in the context of datacenter networks at TU Chemnitz, Germany

The Chair for Communication Networks at TU Chemnitz invites applications for
an open PhD or PostDoc position. The position is available beginning from
January 2017 at the earliest until March 2018. Further continuation is
possible. The area of research is Software Defined Networking (SDN) and
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) in the context of datacenter
networks. The candidate will participate in the European Celtic-Plus
research project SENDATE Secure-DCI

- MSc or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Information
Technology or Computer Science
- Background in the following areas:
- communication networks and protocols (particularly IP and optical
transport networks)
- SDN (OpenDaylight, ONOS), NFV, Cloud technologies (OpenStack), ETSI
- datacenter network architectures
- modelling, simulation and analysis
- discrete optimization
- Good programming skills
- Good English language skills

Research Field and Responsibilities:
- Resource management and traffic engineering in datacenter/cloud
- Application of SDN and NFV in datacenter/cloud networks
- Mechanisms for dynamic re-configuration of datacenter networks based
on SDN
- Dynamic placement of service function chains in datacenters
considering specific constraints
- Traffic engineering in networked datacenters
- Algorithms/methods for coordination of the aforementioned mechanisms

The Chair for Communication Networks offers an excellent working environment
within our international research group. Taking part in teaching graduate
seminar courses is encouraged but not required. TU Chemnitz envisages to
ensure equal opportunity for men and women. Applications from female
candidates with the advertised qualifications are explicitly solicited.

Applicants should submit their documents (including a letter of interest,
CV, copies of academic certificates and previous scientific work such as
master, diploma or PhD thesis) via Email mentioning the keyword "network"

Technische Universität Chemnitz
Chair for Communication Networks
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauschert
D-09126 Chemnitz, Germany

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