PhD Scholarships

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Apply no later than 19 April 2017
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DTU Compute invites highly talented young researchers who have obtained outstanding results during their M.Sc. studies and who have demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of study, to apply for scholarships from DTU Compute. The starting date must be in the fall 2017.

You can apply for fully funded or partially funded scholarships from DTU Compute. For partially funded DTU Compute scholarships documentation for the remaining funding must be provided with the application. The purpose of the co-funded scholarships is to increase the total volume of scholarships and to promote innovation in collaboration with external parties.

Projects
The subject of the PhD project is open, but it must be related to the main research areas of the department as found in the section descriptions: 

The project description must be discussed with and accepted by the potential supervisor prior to the application.   Qualifications

Candidates should hold a M.Sc. degree in engineering or an equivalent degree. 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 successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD School at DTU Compute. Information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide .  

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

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
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.

Application
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 19th 2017. 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:Acceptance in writing from a supervisor at DTU Compute

  • This application form  
  • A personal application addressed to the Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs
  • Short description of the proposed PhD project
  • Documentation for M.Sc. degree incl. list of courses
  • Excel sheet with calculation of weighted grade average (link here )
  • CV incl. list of publications
  • Short CV incl. list of publications for potential  supervisor(s)
  • Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master's degree, but cannot begin before having received it.

    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.

    DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,600 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.


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