Queen's University Belfast Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) - Research Assistant/Research Fellow (Network Security Processing)


Queen's University Belfast Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT)

Based at Queen's University's Belfast Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT http://www.ecit.qub.ac.uk/), the £30 million world-class Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT http://www.csit.qub.ac.uk/) will couple major research breakthroughs with a wide portfolio of leading UK based companies in an exciting innovation and commercialisation environment.  Applications are now sought for the following research position within the Network Security Processing group of CSIT.

Research Assistant/Research Fellow (Network Security Processing) Ref: 12/102062 School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CSIT

The post is available for 18 months or until December 2013 to conduct research into hardware accelerated network security processing.  The postholder will be required to investigate custom-purpose parallel processing architectures for real-time network processing functions such as packet classification, protocol parsing and content processing and implement them in NPU and FPGA based platforms.

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 26 June 2012. Salary scale: Research Assistant: £25,251 - £31,948 per annum (including contribution points). Research Fellow: £30,122 - £39,257 per annum (including contribution points). Closing date: Monday 11 June 2012.

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online – www.qub.ac.uk/jobs or alternatively contact the Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 FAX: (028) 9097 1040 or e-mail on personnel@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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