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Post-doc Position in Novel Distributed Computing Architectures for Future Industrial Automation Systems (36 months)

Research Center: Institute of Computer Technology and Information Security (ICTIS)
University: Southern Federal University
Location: Taganrog, Russia
Research supervisor: professor Valeriy
Job Type: Full time
Career Stage: after PhD
Closing Date: June 21st 2020 (23:00 Moscow time)
Announcement of results: June 30, 2020.
Salary: 70 000 rubles per month including tax

Job description

The postdoctoral fellow will be involved in research activities focusing mainly on various aspects of modern industrial computing, such as system level design and validation of industrial control and automation systems, simulation and verification and dependable communication. Besides, the postdoc has to lead the research team of Masters and PhD students to implement the project.

Applicant Requirements 

* academic degree of candidate of science or PhD or equivalent degree in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, industrial automation, or a similar field; priority is given to researchers who have received an academic degree within the last 3 years;
​*  fluency in English (at least Upper-Intermediate level);
*  at least 3 research papers in the last 3 years in international peer-reviewed journals indexed in Scopus and / or Web of Science;
* experience in such priority areas, as multi-agent architectures, flexible production systems, service-oriented architecture, Internet of Things, Semantic Web, programmable logic controllers software (e.g. IEC 61131-3, IEC 61499), distributed programming languages, simulation in the loop, advanced software engineering concepts, formal methods and models.
*  strong software engineering and development skills.
*  absence of employment relations with SFedU over the past 5 years.

Research performance indicators:

*  In the first year: at least two peer-reviewed publications (including one in a journal) indexed in Scopus and (or) Web of Science.
*  In the second year: at least two peer-reviewed publications in journals (including one in a journal of the first or second quartile) indexed in Scopus and (or) Web of Science.
*  In the third year: at least two peer-reviewed publications in journals of the first or second quartile. Filing an application for international or Russian patent is equivalent to a research paper indexed in Scopus or Web of Science.
*  Postdoctoral supervision of Master's Thesis ; at least two per year.
*  At least one application per year for a research grant with a funding volume of at least 1 million rubles.
*  Oral presentations of scientific results at research conferences by the postdoc ; at least two per year.

What we offer

*  Employment contract for 3 years, available since September 1, 2020.
*  Living allowance reimbursement in the amount of up to ₽10,000 per month.
*  Reimbursement of moving expenses to Taganrog (bus or railway or air tickets in economy class) for postdocs living outside of Taganrog;
*  Presentations of ones research findings at national and international conferences with covered registration fees and travel expenses for two conferences per year.
*  Access to the-state-of-the art equipment and facilities.

How to Apply

International and Russian candidates up to and including 39 years of age are welcome to apply.

The application is to be sent to

Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, list of publications and related projects in the research field, two recommendation letters and the PhD Diploma. 

Enquires on the job description should be made to: professor Valeriy

Please, ask general questions Phone: +7(863) 218-40-00, ext. 30-010. Email:

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