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Doctoral Candidate Position in Software Analytics and Testability at Aalto University, Finland

Doctoral Candidate Position in Software Analytics and Testability at Aalto University, Finland

To make education accessible and affordable to its international students, Aalto University has established the Doctoral Candidate Position in Software Analytics and Testability in Finland. The university is now accepting applications for the academic session 2022/2023.

The motive of the programme is to support applicants who are going to take part in the doctoral degree programme at the university.

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Wonderful opportunity for international students to get an amount of 2600 euros.

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Aalto University is a public research university located in Espoo, Finland. It was established in 2010 as a merger of three major Finnish universities. Aalto University’s operations showcase Finland’s experiment in higher education. It has defined four fundamental competence areas: ICT and digitalization, Materials and sustainable use of natural resources, Global business dynamics, and Art and design knowledge building.

Why choose to study at Aalto University? Aalto University is no exception with its excellent rankings worldwide. With a unique combination of technology, design, and business courses, most of them offered in English, Aalto is an excellent study choice for international students. Its mission is to create an innovative society in which breakthrough discoveries are deeply integrated with design and business thinking, allowing for systemic solutions and accelerating innovation.

Application Deadline: Applications is now open for the academic year 2022/2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Aalto University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Doctoral
  • Award: 2600 euros
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic or international
  • The award can be taken in Finland

Doctoral Candidate Position in Software Analytics and Testability at Aalto University, Finland


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Doctoral degree in software analytics or engineering analytics for complex software systems offered by the university.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Doctoral Candidate to join the Aalto Systems and Services Engineering Analytics (Aalto SEA) Group.
  • Doctoral Candidate working on engineering analytics for complex software systems. The target software system is Nokia software for mobile network products, and the research will focus on analytics tools and techniques for software understanding, optimization, and testability.
  • Eligible for PhD study at Aalto University
  • Excellent knowledge of software systems
  • Very good scientific writing and communication skills

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students must log in to the online application Portal and complete their admission application. If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Associate Professor Linh Truong at [email protected] with the topic “PhD position in Software Analytics and Testability.”
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, please share the following application materials in one pdf file with us:
  • A cover letter to explain your motivation and plan
  • CV
  • Your Bachelor’s and master’s transcripts
  • Links to your online master thesis
  • Master thesis evaluation, if possible.
  • Any papers/reports/writing demonstrating your research and writing
  • Name, affiliation, and email of two potential referees
  • Links to your open-source software projects
  • Admission Requirements:  Applicants must have a previous degree certificate with remarkable results.
  • Language Requirement: Students must have an excellent command of English and good academic writing skills.


The university will provide full-time employment and paid position with high-level occupational health care. Starting monthly salary in the position is 2600 euros. In this role you would work on real-world challenges through analytics for Nokia software systems and have a strong collaboration with Nokia team to build vital experiences. You would also be able to travel for visits or exchanges with other world class research groups outside Finland.

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