Ph.D. Student Scholarships in Big Data at University of Fribourg, Switzerland – 2016/17

Ph.D. Student Scholarships in Big Data at University of Fribourg, Switzerland - 2016/17

The eXascale Infolab (XI) at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland is offering several positions for Ph.D. students. These positions will be supported by a generous grant (2 million euros) from the European Research Council. Students will be able to join existing projects but also to establish their own research agenda with the help of other lab members.

The eXascale Infolab (XI) is a new lab focusing on creating next-generation information management infrastructures for scientific, semantic, and social data.

Candidates must have strong analytical and programming skills, a good command of the English language, and a genuine interest in designing, building and publishing innovative approaches and systems to manage Big Data.

Course Level: Positions are available for pursuing Ph.D. programme.

Study Subject: The Ph.D. students will be able to join existing projects but also to establish their own research agenda with the help of other lab members.

Scholarship Award: Salary and social benefits are extremely competitive (salaries for Ph.D. students’ start at 47K CHF). The positions will be supported by a generous grant (2 million euros) from the European Research Council.

Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland

Eligibility: University is looking for highly qualified individuals with an M.Sc. in Computer Science (or related areas). Candidates must have strong analytical and programming skills, a good command of the English language, and a genuine interest in designing, building and publishing innovative approaches and systems to manage Big Data.

Nationality: Applicants from Switzerland can apply for these Ph.D. positions.

How to Apply: Please send an email with CV, a short letter of motivation, and some recent technical write-up (B.Sc / M.Sc. thesis, blog post, or technical paper) to jobs-at-exascale.info .

Application Deadline: Application deadline is July 31, 2016.

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