Subject: [Tccc] Postdoctoral position in network traffic analysis at 

 Applications are invited by the Communication Systems Group (CSG) at ETH
 Zurich, Switzerland, for a postdoctoral position in the area of network
 traffic analysis.

The Communication Systems Group [] conducts
 research on Future Internet Architectures, Network Measurements and
 Security, Wireless Mesh Networks, and Delay Tolerant Networks.

 --- Scope ---

 The focus of this position is on the analysis of network traffic data.
 The Communication Systems Group has access to a comprehensive NetFlow
 data archive from a medium-sized national Swiss ISP (non-anonymized and
 unsampled NetFlow records). With the help of this data, we are in a
 unique position to conduct cutting-edge research in the area of backbone
 traffic analysis and network security.

 We are seeking candidates to conduct research in:
 - Network monitoring and network trace analysis
 - Tools and methods for the detection of network anomalies
 - Application classification in NetFlow traces
 - Anonymization of network traces

 --- Responsibilities ---

 The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
 - Leading a group of motivated Ph.D. students conducting research in the
 area of network traffic analysis
 - Participation in academic and industrial research projects
 - Acquisition of new research projects and funding
 - Participation in teaching duties with the possibility of lecturing

 This is a postdoctoral, grant-funded full-time position with a very
 competitive salary. The successful candidate has a formal working
 contract as ETH Zurich staff member.

 --- Requirements ---

 Successful candidates should have:

 - A PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science or
 engineering, or a closely-related field. PhD students are welcome if
 they expect to receive their degree before mid 2008
 - A track record in highly competitive scientific conferences and
 journals with global impact in the fields of network measurements and
 traffic analysis, network security, traffic engineering, or a closely
 related field
 - Excellent English language skills.

 The candidates should be able to work both independently and as team
 players in local and international research teams.

 --- Application ---

 Applications must contain:
 - Statement of research interests
 - Detailed curriculum vitae including list of publications
 - Names and contact details of at least three references

 Send your application via e-mail with the subject line Postdoc to
 The position is available immediately. The selection process will begin
 upon receipt of the applications. Preference is given to applications
 that arrive before June 30th 2008.

 --- Contact ---

 If you have questions or need more information about the position, we
 encourage you to visit our website or contact one or more of the four
 group members directly.

 Prof. Dr. Bernhard Plattner,
 Dr. Martin May,
 Dr. Merkouris Karaliopoulos,
 Dr. Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos,