Senior Research Fellow - Advanced Networked Systems

The Advanced Networked Systems Research lab in the College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst is looking for an outstanding, highly motivated Senior Research Fellow. Particular areas of concentration include large-scale distributed systems, software-defined networking, and embedded systems. The Senior Research Fellow will lead development projects; mentor junior graduate students in robust development practices; serve as pi or co-pi on federally funded research projects; and translate cutting-edge research technology to practice.



  • M.S. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Expertise with programming languages appropriate to the specific field of study.
  • Expertise with building and maintaining software systems.
  • Familiarity with one or more specialized subareas of investigation within Computer Science.
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision.


Additional Information:

Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Anticipated appointment begin date is December 1, 2017 (negotiable) for one year and may be renewable, contingent upon funding.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references to the submission link below.


Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2017 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.


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