March 15, 2011

Computer Science Postdoctoral Positions at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Postdoctoral Positions in Computer Science

Course(s) Offered: Computer Science
Course Level: Postdoctoral research
Provider: KTH-Royal Institute of Technology
Country to Study in: Sweden

Scholarship Description
The School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC) at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology is offering Postdoctoral Positions in Computer Science to qualified applicants.

The School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC) is one of Sweden’s most advanced and successful research and education institutions in Information Technology situated at KTH and Stockholm University.

Applicants of any nationality may apply.

Complete eligibility requirements for this position can be found on the CSC KTH website via the link that has been provided on this page below.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institution
School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; Sweden.

The activities of the school focus on higher education and research within the traditional core areas of numerical analysis and computer science; from theory building and analysis of mathematical models to algorithm construction, implementation and simulation. Other core areas of growing importance are technology and methods for the support of human communication and computer mediated cooperation over distances in time and space.

The applied research includes scientific computing, computer science, computer vision, robotics, neuroinformatics and neural networks, human-computer interaction, media technology and graphic arts, and communication through speech, language and music.

Fields of study
Postdoctoral level research in Computer science

Number of awards
Not specified - further information on this is available from the CSC KTH website

Sponsorship duration
This will be a 3 year position

Scholarship benefits
The successful candidate will join a team of researchers developing the PDC Parallel Environment, a programming and runtime environment for highly parallel applications that features adaptive runtime scheduling, online performance monitoring, and an expert system to analyze performance data.

Within this framework several projects can be defined based on the background and interest of the candidate. Examples include programming models and languages for exascale, compiler extensions, operating systems, expert systems, programming of GPUs etc.

The successful candidate is also expected to take leading positions in international projects (e.g. WP leadership in potential EC projects) and actively seek national and international project funding.

Method of Application
To apply for this fellowship position, all applicants must download the application form from the CSC KTH website. Please see below for this.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this position.

All application must be submitted by March 30, 2011

CSC is one of Sweden’s most advanced and successful research and education institutions in Information Technology. We work with education and research in Computer Science, Media Technology, Human-Computer Interaction, Speech Technology and Music Acoustics at KTH and at Stockholm University (SU).

About 300 people work in this dynamic environment, 100 of whom are graduate students. Currently, 1500 undergraduate students are enrolled in our education programmes.

The school is responsible for education in Computer Science and Media Technology in most of the Master of Technology programmes at KTH, and also in Bachelor and Master programmes at KTH and at the Science faculty at SU. About 11000 students participate in our about 300 courses, ranging from basic level to research level each year.

Application Deadline: 30 March 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in Sweden for International Students

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