PhD Scholarships

DTU Compute
mandag 03 sep 18

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Frist 12. oktober 2018
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DTU Compute invites talented MSc candidates or graduates who have obtained remarkable results during their studies and who have demonstrated promise and potential in their field of study, to apply for PhD scholarships. The starting date is expected to be in the beginning of 2019. 

Our department has an internationally unique academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics and computer science. At the same time, we are an engineering department developing informatics and communication technologies in their broadest sense.

DTU Compute strives to achieve research excellence in its basic science disciplines, to achieve technological leadership in research and innovation, and to address societal challenges in collaboration with partners at DTU and other academic institutions, nationally and internationally, and, equally important, with industries and organizations.

We play a central role in education at all levels of the engineering programs at DTU - both in terms of our scientific disciplines and our didactic innovation.

The research topic of the PhD project is open, but it must be related to the main research areas of the department as found in the sections: 

The project description must be discussed with and accepted by the potential supervisor prior to the application, and the application must contain an acceptance letter.  

The ideal PhD student is curious, creative, independent and yet able to collaborate as a team player in a research group. Candidates must hold a M.Sc. degree in engineering or an equivalent degree. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.   

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

Further information
Further information concerning the application is available at the DTU Compute PhD homepage or by contacting the responsible PhD coordinator: Lene Matthisson, phone: + 45 4525 3377.

Applications must be submitted in English and we must have your online application by 12 October 2018 (local time). To apply, please open the link in the red bar: "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: 
  • This cover letter
  • A personal application letter
  • Short description of the proposed PhD project (max 2 pages incl. references)
  • Acceptance in writing from a supervisor at DTU Compute
  • Documentation for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree incl. list of courses
  • Excel sheet with calculation of weighted grade average (link here)
  • CV (incl. list of publications or other research experience)
  • Short CV incl. list of publications for the potential supervisor(s)

Letters of recommendation may be included with the application.

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree, but you cannot begin before having received it.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Compute has a total staff of 400 including 100 faculty members and 130 Ph.D. students. We offer introductory courses in mathematics, statistics, and computer science to all engineering programmes at DTU and specialised courses to the mathematics, computer science, and other programmes. We offer continuing education courses and scientific advice within our research disciplines, and provide a portfolio of innovation activities for students and employees.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government and public agencies.