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PhD Research Fellowship in Informatics at University of Oslo in Norway, 2015

University of Oslo is inviting applications for a PhD research fellowship in the area of informatics. Applicants for a PhD position must hold a Master‡s degree or equivalent in the area of computer science. The PhD fellowships are for a period of 3 years, starting Spring 2015. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The PhD fellowship requires admission to the PhD program at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo. The application deadline is 15 February 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in the area of informatics.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD research program at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Award can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: University of Oslo is an accredited university. University of Oslo is accredited by the EUA.

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Eligibility:
-The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidate for this fellowship will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
-Applicants for a PhD position must hold a Master‡s degree or equivalent in the area of computer science.
-The ideal candidate would have a background in (some of) the following areas: formal methods, software verification or validation, software product line engineering, and cloud computing
-The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The PhD fellowship requires admission to the PhD program at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo.

Open for International Students: University of OsloNorwegian and international candidates can apply for this PhD research fellowship.

Description:  The Department of Informatics (IFI) is one of nine departments belonging to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo.  1-2 PhD positions combining formal methods, software product lines, and cloud computing are available at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. The two positions will participate in an international research team on formal methods for cloud computing in the research group for Precise Modeling and Analysis. The positions are part of the HyVar project, which is a European research project starting in 2015, funded by the Horizon 2020 framework, with partners from Norway, Italy, and Germany.

Number of award(s): 1-2 positions as PhD Research Fellows is available.

Duration of award(s): The PhD fellowships are for a period of 3 years, starting Spring 2015.

What does it cover? Pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 429 700 – 482 800 per year).

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:
-Application letter (this should include a brief statement of why the candidate finds the position to be of special relevance/interest to her/him).
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of english proficency
-List of manuscripts, publications or other academic works (no more than 2 in total) 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
-In accordance with the University of Oslo‡s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 February 2015.

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