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PhD Scholarships in Computer Science

The city of Karlstad has a tradition of learning that goes back to the mid-1800s when the Teacher Training College was founded. Karlstad University, which was granted university status in 1999 by the Swedish State, developed out of the amalgamation in 1977 of the Teacher Training College and Karlstad University College, a Gothenburg University affiliation, set up in 1967.

Two Ph.D. positions in Computer Science with specializations in
Privacy& IT Security and in Computer Networking

1) PhD position in Privacy & IT Security,
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The Ph.D. position is available within the Privacy & Security Group at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University.The Privacy & Security Group is focusing on privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs), network and operating system security, as well as usability of security & PETs.

Qualifications: Qualified for this position are candidates with a University degree of 240 ECTS, from which at least 60 ECTS were awarded for courses at advanced level and have a Master’s degree or the Swedish Magister or Civilingenjör Degrees in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent. Qualified are also those candidates who have achieved corresponding degrees and/or knowledge in Sweden or abroad.
Knowledge or experience in some of the areas of IT security, wireless communication security, PETs or usability of security & PETs is desirable.

2) PhD position in Computer Networking
100% , Reference FAK1 2008/175

The Ph.D. position is available within the Distributed Systems and Communications Research Group (DISCO) at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University. Research within DISCO is focused on development of transport and application layer protocols, cross-layer interactions and the design of future 4G wireless systems, including Wireless Mesh and AdHoc Networks.

Qualifications: Qualified for this position are candidates with a University degree of 240 ECTS, from which at least 60 ECTS were awarded for courses at advanced level and have a Master?s degree or the Swedish Magister or Civilingenjör Degrees in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent. Qualified are also those candidates who have achieved corresponding degrees and/or knowledge in Sweden or abroad.
Some background in computer networking or telecommunication as well as good programming skills is required for the position. Knowledge or experience in some of the areas of transport or application layer protocols, wireless networks, cross layer interactions or performance evaluation of computer networks is desirable.

Admission (for both positions): On the basis of individual assessment of the candidates’ abilities to successfully pass the research education. The earliest date for filling the position is the 1st April 2009. The position is limited to 4 years, but can be prolonged for up to one more year, if the PhD student also takes on other research, teaching or administrative tasks besides his/her PhD research. Those tasks should not exceed 20% of the time of a full-time position.

Application: Your application should contain a cover letter motivating your reasons for applying, a CV, copies of your degrees, a list of attended courses with grades and dates, if applicable copies of publications or proofs of other achievements, and reference letters or contact addresses of reference persons. Please also refer to the position that you want to apply for.

More information:
Professor Simone Fischer Hübner, [email protected] (for the PhD position in Privacy & IT Security)
Professor Anna Brunstrom, [email protected] (for the PhD position in Computer Networking).

Union representative for SACO Thomas Wennstam, [email protected], and for OFR Barbro Berglund, [email protected].
All persons are available at +46 54-700 10 00.

Applications with Reference Numbers should be sent to
Karlstad university
Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT
at the latest 2009-02-08.

Please refer to academics when applying for this job


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    Dear Deepak,

    Thank you for your comment.

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  2. deepak sharma says:

    i have done my MCA,now i want to do Ph D in computer sciences,is there any fellowship available.

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  12. raed says:

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  14. iraj says:

    to whom it may concern
    i am iraj ataollahi master student of computer engineering at iran university of science and technology. i have 3 years experience of teaching in computer science and network courses.i am eager to apply for PhD position in Computer Networking. i will be so grateful to guide me how i can apply.
    best regards

  15. Stephen A. A. Terah says:

    I am a Kenyan citizen by the name Stephen Terah. I have a masters degree in Maths & Computer Applications and have been teaching at the Cathoilc University Nairobi for the past 8 years.

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  20. manjusha kishanrao dhoke says:

    Dear Maam/sir,

    I take this opportunity to give a brief about self.
    I (Mrs Manjusha Dhoke Shiradkar) am really interested and eager to apply for a doctoral research with specialization in privacy and IT security probably 100% granted by your university.

    I did my masters (M.Sc.) in computer science in1998 with first division and have a eight years of teaching exp. Presently I am employed as an Assistant Professor of mathmatics /comp.sci in government agriculture university.

    I need to know if I am eligible to apply for this research? Request you to guide me with the all relevant details of the above resaech program.

    Thanking you,


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  23. I am a boy at the university of Malawi and I am under the Premed programme.I am not able to fund this programme(about $6500) since my parents are poor.How can you assist me?

  24. erwin wisnu says:

    im student in a INTI International Laurette University Malaysia. I come from Indonesia,,and im studi in bachelor degree of computer network now.
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  25. TEGENE GAREDEW says:

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  28. Ruth Kioi says:

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