One or more PhD Stipends in Computer Science: Foundations for Cyber Physical Systems (16-19045)

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At The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Computer Science, one or more PhD stipends are available within the general study programme Computer Science. The stipends are open for appointment at the earliest from August 1, 2019 or soon thereafter.

Job description

The topics of the PhD stipends are within Computer Science and are described as follows:

  • Foundations for Cyber Physical Systems. Foundations for Cyber Physical Systems. This includes formalisms, logics and metrics for modeling, specification and reasoning about dynamical systems with rich behavior.
  • Model Checking & Machine Learning for Quantitative models, including statistical model checking, synthesis and machine learning.
  • Model Based Development and Resource Optimization of Embedded Software Systems including methods, techniques, tools and middleware for the area and their application to industrial cases provided by companies, e.g. Smart Grids and Home Automation, Intelligent Transport Systems, Nano-Satellite and Mesh-Networks.

The topics are also related to the newly started EU ERC grant LASSO - Learning, Analysis, SynthesiS and Optimization of Cyber-Physical Systems.

For further information about scientific aspects of the stipends, please contact Professor Kim Guldstrand Larsen, [email protected] .

A project description of max 2 pages excl. references must be attached to the application. The description should outline a relevant research project.

PhD stipends are allocated to individuals who hold a Master's degree. PhD stipends are normally for a period of 3 years. It is a prerequisite for allocation of the stipend that the candidate will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Technical Doctoral School of IT adn Design in accordance with the regulations of Ministerial Order No. 1039 of August 27, 2013 on the PhD Programme at the Universities and Certain Higher Artistic Educational Institutions. According to the Ministerial Order, the progress of the PhD student shall be assessed at regular points in time. It is a prerequisite for continuation of salary payment that the previous progress is approved at the time of the evaluation.

The qualifications of the applicants will be assessed by an assessment committee. On the basis of the recommendation of the assessment committee, the Dean of the Technical Faculty of IT and Design will make a decision for allocating the stipends.

For further information about stipends and salary as well as practical issues concerning the application procedure contact Ms. Sofie Pia Jensen, The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, email: [email protected], phone: +45 9940 3478.

For more information of The Technical Doctoral School of IT and Design:

The application is only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.


Appointment and salary as a PhD fellow are according to the Ministry of Finance Circular of November 10, 2015 on the Collective Agreement for Academics in Denmark, Appendix 5, regarding PhD fellows, and with the Ministry of Finance current circular on the employment structure at Danish Universities.

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