University of Skövde - Sweden
Högskolan i Skövde, HIS is a state university in Skövde, Sweden
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Fully funded PhD Student position in Informatics at University of Skövde (Sweden)
Application deadline: April 18th, 2017
Reference number: HS 2017/88
The position is within Informatics, with a specialization in critical infrastructure protection at the University of Skövde (Sweden). Informatics is defined as the science that addresses how information is represented, processed and communicated in artificial and natural systems, and how such systems are used and developed in order to achieve usable and effective applications and solutions for individuals, organizations or society. The position is supported by an EU ISF (Internal Security Fund) project: "threat modeling and resilience of critical infrastructure". The position comprises PhD studies (at least 80%) and departmental duties (teaching and administrative tasks, at most 20%).
The PhD work will contribute to a project at the forefront of distributed real-time systems. The project engages research in systems modelling, graph theory, computational logic and stochastic processes. Further details about the project can be found here: https://www.his.se/en/Research/informatics/Distributed-Real-Time-Systems/Infrastructure-resilience/
1. The applicant must hold a Master degree in Computer Science, or an advanced level degree or coursework equal to at least 240 ECTS credits where a minimum of 60 ECTS credits are on the advanced level, or knowledge equivalent to these levels of university study
2. At least 60 ECTS credits of documented study within informatics, computer science or other potentially relevant subject areas. At least 15 ECTS credits of the 60 ECTS credits should comprise a final year project on an advanced level
3. The candidate should have strong analytical (mathematical) skills and strong system implementation skills and must be fluent in English (written and spoken).
The position is a temporary employment until PhD degree, but no longer than 5 years. The position has an attractive salary and social benefits. The salary will be paid according to the local agreement "Wage ladder for PhD Students" available at: http://www.his.se/en/about-us/Facts-and-figures/Salary-ladder-for-PhD-Students/. The position is expected to start as soon as possible. The PhD student will work closely with the industrial partner CombiTech AB.
How to apply
Your application must be marked with the reference number and sent to: The Registrar, University of Skövde, Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde, Sweden, no later than the application deadline. The application must be submitted with an attested list of qualifications and copies of graduation certificates as well as other relevant certificates such as thesis and any other relevant publications together with a letter written in English describing your research interests and expectations on postgraduate studies.
Further details about the position can found at: