Fully Funded PHD Scholarship in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Deadline:  2 October 2015

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in human-computer interaction and information visualization.

Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark

Description:

The university invites applications for a fully funded PhD scholarship in human-computer interaction and information visualization. The candidate will work at the Human-Centered Computing Group at University of Copenhagen in a research center that offers a unique opportunity to do visualization research in collaboration with leading companies in bio-based production. The candidate will be working in the BIOPRO2 research center. The scholarship is funded by Innovation Fund Denmark and will be carried out at the Human-Centered Computing Section at Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen in collaboration between Technical University of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, and world-leading companies in bio-based production.

 

Eligibility:

Successful candidates must:
-Have a Master’s degree in computer science or a field providing equivalent qualifications.
-Have completed a Master’s thesis within human-computer interaction, information visualization, visual analytics, or similar topic.
-Have strong programming skills (preferably Java, JavaScript, C#, or similar).
-Have the ability to work independently within an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with company stakeholders.
-If candidates have graduated more than 2 years ago, they must document work experience relevant to the objectives and qualifications mentioned above for the interim period.
-Be proficient in English, both in speaking and writing.

Scholarship:

 here is a fully funded PhD scholarship available at the Human-Centered Computing Group at University of Copenhagen. Duration of award(s): The appointment is for a period of 3 years and is expected to lead to a PhD dissertation. The scholarships can be commenced as of November 1 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. What does it cover? The salary and appointment terms are according to the agreement for PhD scholarships as of April 1, 2015, according to which the monthly salary amounts to approximately EUR 3,800 including pension savings.

How to Apply: For this scholarship candidates are requested to apply online. The application must contain:
-A letter of motivation that includes a short description of how the required qualifications are met
-Documentation of academic degree(s); grade transcripts that documents an outstanding academic record. Unless the candidate’s diploma and transcripts of grades are in Danish or English, the candidate should procure a certified translation. Furthermore, the candidate must include information about the grading scale provided by her/his university or ministry
-Curriculum Vitae including the name and contact information of two recognized researchers whom we may contact for further information
-Copies of scientific publications (if any) in recognized, peer-reviewed venues, such as major international conferences or journals. If a publication has several authors a co-author statement describing each co-authors contribution to the publication should be included
-The Master’s thesis. If thesis work is still in progress at the time of application, a draft should be enclosed instead

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2 October 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 


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