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Job Description:

Research Assistant position in Computer Science. The successful applicant will work within a research project for 4 years at the college of Information Technology. The candidate will work on the research project "Improving End-user Quality of Experience in Adaptive Video Streaming over HTTP". He/She will:

• Study existing techniques video streaming by performing a through literature review
• Design and develop a new SDN-enabled HAS video streaming architecture which aims to avoid unfairness, instability and underutilization issues and maximizes per-client end-user QoE.
• Design and develop a pure distributed bitrate adaption mechanism using recent distributed computing algorithms to avoid HAS scalability issues in a shared network environment and in the context of very large scale networks.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification:

• MSc in computer Science or related field. The applicants must a very strong command of English with very evident proficiency in scientific writing. Proof of admission to the PhD program at UAE University

Preferred Qualification:

• Strong background in distributed Computing and programming. Evidence of publication in International Journals and conferences.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience:

• The applicant is expected to be dynamic and highly motivated to work in independently and with others

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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