Postdoctoral Fellowship: Applications and Services Provisioning in Tactile Internet

Concordia University

Montreal, Canada

Job posting number: #7055481 (Ref:6007)

Posted: January 23, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Research Program Title:
Applications and Services Provisioning in Tactile Internet

Roch Glitho

Program Description:
This program will focus on the architectural and algorithmic aspects of applications and services provisioning in Tactile Internet (e.g. remote robotic surgery, autonomous driving). The requirements are as follows:
1. Hands-on experience in some of the following areas: Applications / services provisioning; Tactile Internet; 5G slicing; Network softwarization (e.g. SDN/NFV); Cloud/Edge computing; Artificial intelligence.
2. Strong skills in architecture design, implementation and prototyping.
3. Strong skills in algorithm design and implementation.
4. Publications in high impact journals and/or well- known conference proceedings

Academic qualifications required:
PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline

Eligibility requirements:
• Applicants must not currently hold a postdoctoral appointment at Concordia
• Priority will be given to postdoctoral fellows who have obtained their PhD from another university although in exceptional cases Concordia graduates may be considered
• Applicants must adhere to the postdoctoral fellow eligibility criteria outlined in Concordia University’s Postdoctoral Policy

Timeline and Application Process:
The Postdoctoral Fellow must start his/her appointment by December 31, 2019.

Submission process:
• All documents must be submitted to Niyusha Samadi at (
• Please include the reference number with your application

Application checklist:
- One to three (1-3) page research statement demonstrating fit with the program described above
- Current curriculum vitae demonstrating research excellence and a capacity for leadership in the domain (maximum 5 pages).
- Two letters of reference from academic supervisors or current employers to be sent via e-mail directly to: Niyusha Samadi at (

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