Monday, 7 November 2011

PhD Student Position in 3D Mobile Computing at Umeå University, Sweden

PhD Scholarship in Computer Engineering at Umeå University, Sweden
Study Subject(s):Civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering, electrical power engineering, energy engineering, mechanical engineering and media technology
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: Umeå University
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden

Applicants should have a M.Sc. (or an equivalent) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field preferably not more than two years ago. In addition, the successful candidate must have high level skills in programming (such as Java, C++, OpenGL, VRML, etc). Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English are required. We believe you can work systematically and stringently, have the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others. Basic entry requirements are as follows: The person must satisfy the general entry requirements which is equivalent of 240 ECTS-credits of higher education studies of which at least 60 should be on an advanced level (Master level).

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Within the field of 3D mobile Computing, we are now searching for a person with relevant competence and interest in 3D Vision, 3D Graphics, 3D Visualization, Human-Machine Interfaces, and/or Mixed Reality, especially in mobile computing. The successful applicant is expected to have a strong academic background in at least one of these subjects. Proven ability to work independently and experience in analysis are considered to be important assets for this position. The candidate is also expected to be willing to work in a cross-disciplinary environment. The research will be performed under supervision of senior researchers and in collaboration with other PhD students in the group, as well as with our partners. The duration of a PhD employment is four years at full-time studies, and is planned to lead to a doctoral degree. However, the employment can be a maximum of five years if it is combined with 20% teaching. The position is planned to be filled as soon as possible.

How to Apply: By Email

Scholarship Application Deadline: November 24, 2011

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