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University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers

 

The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers (A&C) of University Politehnica of Bucharest invites applications for several Research Fellow positions in Intelligent Information Technologies in the framework of the FP7 project “ERRIC: Empowering Romanian Research on Intelligent Information Technologies” http://www.erric.eu/

The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers is the largest and most prestigious faculty in the domains of Computer Science and Control Systems Engineering in Romania. A&C is constantly research-ranked among the top in the country and is already known as a national pole of excellence in Intelligent Information Technologies. The Faculty groups more than 120 people in its research laboratories and hosts the National Center for Information Technology with its high-performance multi-core GRID resource computing center. A&C has strong collaborative links with high excellence research units across the EU and high-tech companies in Romania and abroad.

In this context, the main goal of the ERRIC project is to empower A&C’s existing excellence in research in selected areas of Intelligent Information Technologies: agreement technologies, semantic and collaborative technologies for the web, advanced Grid technologies, large scale distributed system services, and adaptive intelligent control.

 

A&C and the ERRIC project provide an opportunity for researchers in the above mentioned areas to accelerate their careers in a stimulating research-focused environment. As a result, we are seeking to fill up six research fellowship positions to build further internationally competitive research programmes in the following topics:

Research Fellow in Ambient Intelligence for Social Interaction

Research Fellow in Agent Coordination and Dynamic Agreements

Research Fellow in Autonomic Storage for Cloud Services

Research Fellow in Intelligent Trafic Monitoring and Control

Research Position in Intelligent IT for Robotics

Research Position in Trust in Semantic Analysis and Mappings of Ontologies

 

The duration of the posts is between 12-18 months, starting between March 1st, 2012 and September 1st, 2012. During this period the researcher will be employed by University Politehnica of Bucharest under a full-time fixed-term contract with full social security coverage.

A competitive salary of up to 40,000 Euro net per year - depending on experience and achievements - is offered.

 

Furthermore, 6 PostDoc positions are also available, for young researchers that have defended their PhD at least 8 months prior to the application and that are not employed by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest at the date of the application:

PostDoc in Ambient Intelligence for Social Interaction

PostDoc in Agent Coordination and Dynamic Agreements

PostDoc in Autonomic Storage for Cloud Services

PostDoc in Intelligent Trafic Monitoring and Control

PostDoc in Intelligent IT for Robotics

PostDoc in Trust in Semantic Analysis and Mappings of Ontologies

 

The duration of the posts is between 12-18 months, starting between March 1st, 2012 and September 1st, 2012. During this period the researcher will be employed by University Politehnica of Bucharest under a full-time fixed-term contract with full social security coverage.

A competitive salary of up to 16,800 Euro net per year is offered for each PostDoc grant.

 

See mode details for each position bellow.

 

Closing date for applications

July 31st, 2012. An early application allows for a longer period for each grant, which is encouraged.

 

Informal enquiries

Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Prof. Theodor Borangiu, Tel. +40 21 4029 314, Fax +40 21 3170 912, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Prof. Radu Dobrescu, Tel. +40 21 4029 105, Fax: +40 317 09 12, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Application submission

Your application must include a full academic CV (including publication record), a statement outlining the research you envisage during your appointment and two letters of recommendation.

Applications should be submitted online. After the submission, applicants are requested to also send a notification to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the persons recommending the applicant to the address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Following the closing date, you will be informed by email whether or not you have been selected to be invited to participate in the next stage of the selection process. It may take up to two weeks following the closing date before we will be able to contact you.

At the University Politehnica of Bucharest we promote equality and value.

 

Positions' descriptions:

Research Fellow in Ambient Intelligence for Social Interaction

Research Fellow in Agent coordination and Dynamic Agreements

Research Fellow in Autonomic storage for cloud services

Research Fellow in Intelligent traffic monitoring and control

Research Fellow in Intelligent IT for Robotics

Research Fellow in Trust in semantic analysis and mappings of ontologies

PostDoc in Ambient Intelligence for Social Interaction

Postdoc in Agent coordination and Dynamic Agreements

Postdoc in Autonomic storage for cloud services

PostDoc in Intelligent traffic monitoring and control

PostDoc in Intelligent IT for Robotics

PostDoc in Trust in semantic analysis and mappings of ontologies

 

Last update: March 14th, 2012

 
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University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers
313, Spl. Independentei, Bucharest 060042, Romania