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PhD Research Fellowship in Informatics at University of Oslo in Norway, 2014

University of Oslo is offering position(s) as PhD Research fellowship at the Department of Informatics. One fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work and eventually one for three fellowships for 3 years without compulsory work. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Informatics/Computer science. The application deadline is 20th April 2014.

Study Subject (s): Fellowship will be provided in the field of Informatics.
Course Level: Fellowship will be available for pursuing PhD research programme at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: The University of Oslo is accredited by EUA.

Eligibility: The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Informatics/Computer science. Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 30 June, 2014 to complete the final exam. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Norwegian and international researchers can apply for this PhD research fellowship.

Scholarship Description: University of OsloThe Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMMS) research group is aiming to improve future networks and middle ware for advanced multimedia applications. Multimedia does not only mean audio and video, but also sensor data of any kind. We investigate context-aware and self-adapting solutions for transmission, distribution and management of (multimedia) data. For the PhD research, the candidate must document excellent grades from the formal education and the ability to successfully perform research towards a PhD in Informatics.

Number of award(s): One fellowship will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Fellowship will be offered for 4 years.

What does it cover? Total offer is of 50 – 57 (NOK 421 100– 473 400 per year)

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The application must include:
Application letter
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20 April 2014.

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