[ecoop-info] Funded PhD position in the area of middleware for data dissemination
romanvi at ifi.uio.no
Fri Feb 5 15:00:51 CET 2010
The group of Networks and Distributed systems
at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo
is announcing a PhD scholarship in the area of
middleware for distributing and disseminating information
in large-scale dynamic systems.
The research will be carried out in collaboration with the Computer
Systems group of VU University Amsterdam, in particular with the group
headed by Prof. Maarten van Steen.
*** The closing date for applications is March 31th, 2010. ***
Full version of this announcement including detailed information
about the project, position, and application procedures
can be found using the following link:
A PhD position is a regular job with social benefits and
with salary starting from 353.000 NOK per year.
The currently open positions are for three years with a
possibility to apply for extending the time period to
4 years. A 4 year position means that 25% of the time
will be for duties beyond the normal research and project
work, such as teaching and supervision of master students.
HOST INSTITUTION AND ENVIRONMENT
The University of Oslo is Norway's largest and oldest
institution of higher education. Founded in 1811, today
the University of Oslo has approx. 30,000 students and
4,600 employees. Four Nobel Prize winners and two Turing
award recipients indicate the quality of the research
at the University in general and at the Department of
Informatics in particular.
The country, also known for its unique scenic beauty,
has been ranked by the UN as having the highest standard
of living in the world. Oslo is considered one of
the sunniest places in Northern Europe, with summer
temperatures averaging 21 degrees Celsius.
SUITABLE BACKGROUND AND REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must have a degree in Computer Science, or in a
related study, with excellent results. They must also be able
to demonstrate interest in scientific research. The ideal
candidate for the position will have strong background in
You may apply if you have not yet completed your degree, but
expect to do so before the position starts.
University of Oslo is an equal opportunity employer.
Knowledge of Norwegian is not a prerequisite for application.
English is our working language for research.
The current PhD students and postdocs in our group
are coming from more than 5 different countries.
We expect the candidate to be internationally oriented and willing
to do, for example, summer internships abroad.
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