COMPUTER SCIENCE     

Postdoctoral Position in Cloud Computing

www.qatar.cmu.edu/~msakr/postdoc

The School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow positions in cloud computing. The position will be based on the Qatar campus within the Cloud Computing Lab, which includes collaboration with Qatar University and spending time between the two campuses. The position is part of a common project to monitor, analyze and map scientific applications on the cloud.The research will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Majd F. Sakr at CMUQ and Prof. Qutaibah Malluhi and Prof. Tamer Elsayed at Qatar University. The project runs until December 2013, but itís possible to extend the position in related projects depending on availability and performance. Candidates are also encouraged to explore research ideas on top and beyond the project description. The position provides significant opportunities for professional development.

Applicants should have a strong background and interest in some combination of Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, High Performance Computing or related fields. To apply, send a cover letter, a CV and a list of references in PDF format to msakr@qatar.cmu.edu. Additional material will be requested as needed.

This posting will stay open until filled. Early expressions of interest are encouraged.

Position in Qatar

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon University established a branch campus in Qatar with the goal of promoting the same high standards of research and education as its original Pittsburgh campus. CMU Qatar is located in Education City, an ultramodern 2,500 acre campus which currently hosts branches of six of the world's leading universities. The campus provides cutting research facilities in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment.

Carnegie Mellon Qatar is located in Qatar's capital, Doha, an up-and-coming modern city with easy access to the world. Qatar is a small country on the East coast of the Arabian peninsula. Its abundant reserves of natural gas have resulted in it having a GDP per capita among the highest in the world. It is cosmopolitan, vibrant, yet pleasant and safe. Further resources:

The position in Qatar offers a competitive salary, a foreign service premium, excellent international health care coverage, and allowances for housing, transportation, and travel. Benefits may vary with contract type. The position comes with support for conferences and equipment.