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George Coulouris
07-03-2007, 10:56 PM
Research Associate

Faculty of Computer Science & Technology

Vacancy Reference No: NR01997 Salary: £24,402-£31,840

Limit of tenure applies*

The SESAME consortium is a multidisciplinary group formed to
investigate the use of wireless sensor-based systems in enhancing the
performance of elite athletes and young athletes who have been
identified as having world class potential. The overall goals of the
project lie in enhancing performance, improving coach education, and
advancing sports science using a range of both hardware and software
technologies to achieve this. Further details can be found at: http://


Sensor system development to meet the goals of Sesame. Innovative
solutions to the problems of body motion sensing are required and
these will be developed within a team working in Cambridge and at the
other partner sites.

Career benefits

Multidisciplinary research experience in a well-funded and focussed
project. An opportunity to develop innovative solutions to well-
defined problems and to publish the results in the literature.


Applicants should hold a PhD in electronics, computer science or a
closely-related subject. Other relevant background will include:

Peer-reviewed publications.

Mathematical signal processing and filtering for estimation of
application-specific parameters.

Wireless network system architecture.

Experience in embedded system development and sensor system
integration at hardware and software levels.

Linux system-level software development, C, C++.

Applications to include:

• a CV (resumé)

• a list of publications

• a brief statement of the particular contribution the applicant
would make to the project

• a completed form PD18 (Parts I and III only)

• the names and e-mail addresses of two referees

For further details please contact Prof G. Coulouris, e-mail:

* Limit of tenure: Up to two years.

Closing date: 3 August 2007.