PhD position in Computer Science (ADIT)

Updated: about 1 year ago

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!

The Department of Computer and Information Science was founded in 1983 but its roots go back to the early 1970s. It is one of the largest computer science departments in northern Europe.

Our research covers a broad spectrum of fields, from core to applied computer sciences. Its vast scope also benefits our undergraduate and graduate programmes, and we now teach courses in several engineering programmes at bachelor’s and master’s levels, as well as the programmes in statistics, cognitive science and innovative programming.

Hereby advertises up to one (1) position as

PhD student in Computer Science
formally based at the Department of Computer and Information Science, Division for Database and Information Techniques.

As a PhD student you will primarily devote yourself to your research. As a PhD student you are limited to work with education and administration up to 20 percent of full time.

The overall goal of this PhD project is to develop and evaluate algorithms and data management techniques that can be used to integrate different types of graph-data systems into a broader, organization-wide or even cross- organization system. For more details, refer to the project description at

Qualified to PhD studentships are only those who are or have been admitted to graduate studies.

The general eligibility requirement for admission to third-cycle studies is a completed Master’s degree, or completion of course requirements of at least 240 ECTS – within subjects relevant to announced projects.

For the announced project the requirements are a Master in Computer Science or in Computer Engineering or equivalent.

To work on this project it is also required to have background in both database technologies and Web technologies (i.e., having taken courses or other relevant experience), including a basic knowledge of graph databases and of techniques for building client-server Web applications. Other important properties for working on this project are good programming and problem analysis skills, and a desire to implement solutions into real-world systems and perform comprehensive experimentations.

Appointment time
The appointment will be until further notice for a maximum of one year at a time. A doctoral student may not be employed during a period exceeding eight years. The total time of appointment must not exceed the equivalent of four years´ full time research training.

Starting date
By agreement

The salary for PhD students is based on the department’s salary scale.

Union representatives
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Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must be received at latest October 30th, 2019.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

Equal opportunities
A majority of our PhD students within the department are men, which is why precedence will be given to women in cases where qualifications are deemed otherwise equivalent.

Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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