The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) invites applications for a number of PhD scholarships starting in September. We are interested in applications that focus on one or several of the subject areas below. Efficient solutions to computationally hard problems, algorithms for searching and analyzing of large amounts of data, databases and data mining, sensor networks and data management, algorithm engineering, experimental performance studies. Automated reasoning, categorical logic, type theory, coordination languages, electronic voting, logical frameworks, models for concurrency, distributed and mobile computation, programming languages semantics, modular program verification, programming languages, static analysis of programming and modelling languages, workflow languages. Tools, methods and processes for software development, including programming and modelling languages, requirements, architecture, empirical studies, and software for user interface design, pervasive computing and decision support.
Game aesthetics, game ontology, games and narratives, game culture, game play, player communities, games and human computer interfaces/game testing, game artificial intelligence, player (cognitive and affective) modeling, computational intelligence and games.
Computer supported cooperative work, science and technology studies, health care IT, organizations and IT, globalization and technology, mutual shaping of culture, organizations, people, and technologies, through practices of design and use.
Advanced and innovative communication trends, design and development of interactive technologies for senior citizens, methods of pragmatic inclusive design, user modeling, design and evaluation of assistive technology-user interface history, emerging body-centric and perception-centric techniques for human-computer interaction based on mobile tracking of eye-gaze, body posture, hand gestures, and everyday object manipulation and society.
Study of digital culture, digital media, mediated interpersonal communication and the way we use a variety of digital media in our everyday lives for social, practical and expressive purposes. We focus on the uses of mobile communication and online media, in both national and international contexts, addressing the interplay of local and global phenomena.
Applicants accepted will be employed and enrolled at the IT University for a period of 3 or 4 years. Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). For example, the basic salary of a 3 year PhD student amounts to DKK 24.745,18 per month.
A successful applicant will be an excellent student capable of conducting research under supervision from the IT University’s faculty members at the highest international level. The PhD scholarships run for a period of 3- or 4-years depending on the university degree level of the applicant.
The following qualifications are required:
- 3 year programme: A Master’s degree (5 years of University Studies) qualifies
for a 3-year PhD program.
- 4 year programme: A Bachelor degree (3 years of University Studies) + one year (60ECTS) of MA exams. The 60 MA-level ECTS points must be transferable to one of the Master programs at the IT University.
One year of full time studies consists of 1680 hours and equals 60 ECTS points.
The IT University invites all qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ethnic background to apply for the scholarships.
Questions regarding this call may be directed to individual faculty members, or the ITU PhD School firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: +45 7218 5065
Go to guidelines for applicants at http://www1.itu.dk/sw117103.asp
More information: http://www1.itu.dk/sw487.asp