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Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:37:45 +0100
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Post-doctoral research  position at Eurecom, Sophia Antipolis, France

The Post-doc  position is in the context of an new European FP7
project called CloudSpaces on personal clouds, conducted by Eurecom in
collaboration with partners from Canonical, EPFL, EyeOS, TISSAT and
Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

Further information

Applicants should be interested in distributed and/or peer-to-peer
systems, have a good knowledge of distributed algorithms, storage and
networking, and very good programming skills. Significant software
production in the area of distributed systems is undeniably a plus.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Computer Science at
the time they start the position.

The duration of the appointment is 18 months that can be extended by
another 18 months.


In the following years, users will access their data from a variety of
devices, operating systems and applications. The CloudSpaces project
advocates for a paradigm shift from application-centric to
person-centric models where users will retake the control of their
information. CloudSpaces aims to create the next generation of open
Personal Clouds using three main building blocks: CloudSpaces Storage,
CloudSpaces Share and CloudSpaces Services.

The contribution of Eurecom to CloudSpaces concerns the design of the
CloudSpaces Storage layer. In particular, the emphasis will be on
building adaptive replication and storage protocols suitable for
heterogeneous networks.

Work description

The post-doc researcher will coordinate Eurecom's contribution to the
CloudSpaces project; this involves

(i)     participating in research on replication and synchronization
in heterogeneous networks,
(ii)    participating in the development and testing of the tools developed
(iii)   coordinating the development with the other project partners and
(iv)     integrating the tools developed at Eurecom into the overall
project environment.

Format of application

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to [log in to unmask],
mentioning the CLOUDSPACES reference in the title and including:

(a) Curriculum vitae;
(b) List of 3 reference persons and their e-mail addresses (we ask for
recommendation letters ourselves);
(c) Transcripts of graduate studies;
(d) Links to Ph.D. thesis and publications and a list of the three
publications that you consider the most important.

All documents must be submitted either as (i) a single pdf file or
(ii) a hyperlink pointing to the pdf file.

The deadline for submitting an application is 31st of January  2013.
Please contact us if you are have any question and/or particular

Prof. Dr. Marko Vukolic

Prof. Dr. Ernst Biersack

e-mail: [log in to unmask] (subject: CLOUDSPACES)


Eurecom (http://www.eurecom.fr) is a graduate school in communication
systems founded in 1992 by EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology, Lausanne) and Telecom Paristech (Ecole Nationale
Supérieure des Telecommunications). Eurecom's activity includes
research and graduate-level teaching in networking, security,
multimedia and mobile communications. Eurécom currently counts about
20 professors, 10 post-docs, 60 Ph. D., and 170 M.S. students. Eurecom
is located in Sophia Antipolis, a vibrant science park on the French
Riviera whose cosmopolitan population and unique geographic location
provide a quality of life without equal.


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