Below is the message I have sent out to a few mailing lists!
Here are some related blog posts on this same blog related to the opening and the research:
The position is funded by an EPSRC first grant to work on an exciting new project called COSHER: Compact Self-healing Routing (COSHER) (RCUK link) that aims to combine research on compact routing with resilience (self-healing) using the standard message-passing modelling of networks (as graphs) and mathematical analysis of proposed algorithms. The position is for a one-year fixed term in the present instance providing a competitive 12 month salary with standard benefits. The expected start date is Fall 2017 (Available to begin as early as July 1, 2017).
The successful candidate should have a PhD in Computer Science, mathematics or related disciplines with knowledge and understanding of algorithms and CS theory and/or networks. Experience in designing distributed/network algorithms is highly desirable.
The application deadline is June 1st, 2017.
The (online) application should include (1) Education details, (2) Supporting information in the form of a brief cover letter and research interest statement, (3) Names and contact information of three referees, (4) CV and publications list.
Please also refer to the blog www.huntforthetowel.wordpress.com for more pointers on the research.