The InterSCity project seeks post-doctoral research fellows to work on themes related to the Future Internet and Smart Cities. InterSCity is a large consortium of researchers from top Brazilian universities, working in the fields of Distributed Systems, Middleware, Networking, Software Engineering, and other areas related to the Future Internet and Smart Cities.
This call will select candidates interested in receiving a Fellowship from FAPESP to carry out advanced scientific research in the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) or in Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-Rio), both in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
InterSCity is seeking proactive, energetic researchers to tackle research challenges in multiple aspects of Smart Cities science and technology being carried on by two different research groups: Grupo de Teleinformática e Automação (GTA) from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Laboratory for Advanced Collaboration from the Informatics Department of PUC-Rio.
The second scholarship of this call focuses on middleware services for Internet of Mobile Things (IoMT), Remote Actuation and Coordination of smart MObile things (RACMO), and Participatory IoT system, with following sub-projects:
Selected candidates will receive a FAPESP Post-Doctoral Fellowship to work collaboratively with other members of the InterSCity group in the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) or PUC-Rio.
The FAPESP Post-Doctoral Fellowship includes a monthly stipend of R$ 7.174,40 (~USD 1.917,00) + R$ 1076/month for associated research costs + (one time payment of R$ 7.174,40 + air ticket) to cover the expenses to move to Rio de Janeiro (see http://www.fapesp.br/en/5427 for further info) and lasts for 12 months.
Candidates interested in applying for Grupo de Teleinformática e Automação da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro should
1) fill up the form in http://bit.ly/interscityJobs
2) send a brief CV and a statement of research interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates interested in applying for PUC-Rio need only send a CV and a statement of research interest (5 pages max) along the lines above to Prof. Markus Endler, email@example.com. The CV must include the URLs of the applicant’s home page, GoogleScholar and LinkedIn profile, as well as the list of his/her most relevant publications and developed software in recent projects.
Application must be submitted by June 30th, 2017.
Decision will be made in July.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Prof. Otto Carlos Duarte, Prof. Markus Endler, and Prof. Fabio Kon