A number of PhD scholarships are available at DTU Compute with a starting date in the fall 2013.
Scholarships will be given in the following two categories:
- A full scholarship from DTU Compute
- A DTU Compute innovation scholarship in cooperation with an external partner. (Documentation from external partner is needed; see 8. below).
The subject of the PhD project must be within one of the main research areas of the department:
- Algorithms and Logic
- Cognitive Systems
- Dynamical Systems
- Embedded Systems Engineering
- Image Analysis & Computer Graphics
- Language-Based Technology
- Scientific Computing
- Software Engineering
- Statistics and Data Analysis
Candidates should hold a M.Sc. degree in engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a M.Sc. degree in engineering. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.
Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in the ITMAN Graduate School Programme of DTU Compute. Information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies is included in the general rules at DTU, which may be obtained here.
Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current Danish rules for PhD students. The period of employment is 3 years.
Further information concerning the application is available at the DTU Compute PhD homepage, the DTU Compute Graduate School ITMAN homepage or by contacting the responsible ITMAN Graduate School coordinator: Ulla Jensen, phone: + 45 4525 3359.
As a requirement, the application must include a letter of confirmation signed by the relevant DTU supervisor, stating that the supervisor and the candidate have agreed upon the PhD project. Therefore, you must have established contact with a supervisor at DTU prior to submitting your application.
Applications must be submitted in English and we must have your online application by April 23rd 2013. Please indicate in which category you are applying (1 or 2) in the field “Please indicate which position(s) you would like to apply for”. To apply, please open the link in the red bar below: “apply online” (“ansøg online”).
Applications must be submitted electronically as one single PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration.
Applications must include the following documents:
- Acceptance in writing from a DTU supervisor
- This application form (see here for help)
- A personal application addressed to the Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs
- Short description of the proposed PhD project
- Documentation for MSc degree incl. list of courses
- Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see here), for Danish degrees see here.
- CV incl. list of publications
- Commitment from company (only necessary in category 2) (see here)
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU Compute conducts research and provides teaching in the fields of mathematics, modeling and computer science. The expanding mass of information and the increasingly complex use of advanced technology in society demand development of advanced computer based mathematical models and calculations. The unique skills of the department are in high demand in IT innovation and production.