The School of Science and Technology at Örebro University offers a fully funded 4 years PhD position in Computer Science starting 1 November 2016.
The PhD student will be affiliated with the research centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), under the supervision of Prof. Nicola Dragoni.
The research project will target the problem of securing the Internet-of-Things, with focus on the pervasive healthcare domain . Potential applications and use cases will be in the context of smart environments for monitoring elders and patients, that is environments enriched with connected electronic devices, such as sensors and actuators, linked to the Internet to form smart sensor networks monitoring several parameters of elders and patients.
The candidate must hold a Master degree in computer science/computer engineering or an equivalent degree. Background on security and/or Internet-of-Things systems is considered a plus.
The successful candidate is offered a place on the research study programme concluding with the Degree of Doctor. The programme comprises 240 credits, which corresponds to four years of full-time study. Extensions to the study period are granted for instance to compensate for any sick leave and parental leave.
Information on programme content and organisation can be found in the general syllabus for the subject.
The application is made online. Click in the original web page the button “Apply” to begin the application procedure (please note that the feature does not work on mobile or tablet).
When applying for admission to research studies, always attach the following documents:
- The form (You may find in the original web page)
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Proof of completed higher education, if applicable degree certificates
- Independent project (degree certificate)
- Other documents, course and degree certifacates, certificates
As a general rule, applications and enclosures should be written in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian or English. Documents written in other languages must be translated into Swedish or English by an authorised translator. A list of authorised translators can be obtained from the Swedish Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency (www.kammarkollegiet.se).
When assessing higher education credentials from abroad, Örebro University follows the principles for validation applied by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR). Applicants with higher education qualifications from abroad are recommended to contact UHR (www.uhr.se) to have their qualifications assessed.
An application for admission to the programme is by default also an application for a doctoral studentship.
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