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Fully funded PhD Student position in Informatics, niversity of Skövde, Sweden

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 abut the project can be found here:

Qualification requirements

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 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, or by
e-mail to [email protected] 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 derails about the position can found at:

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