PhD Positions in Social Computing available @ Dalian Univ. of Tech., China
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Deadline for application: 8 Feb 2015.
The Mobile and Social Computing Laboratory (http://msclab.org/) at Dalian University of Technology, China conducts interdisciplinary, application-driven academic research in social computing, mobile computing, and cyber-physical systems. The Lab now has 30+ members, including 10+ PhD students (from seven countries on this planet!).
We are opening 2 PhD student positions in social computing (including e.g. computational social science, data analytics, big scholarly data, recommender systems, social network analysis, etc). All positions will be coupled to full Chinese Government Scholarships. Basic living allowance will be 2,000 RMB/month, plus Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit. The scholarships are exempt from registration fee, tuition, and fee for basic learning materials. Accommodation on campus will be provided for free. The University will offer excellent working conditions.
Supervisor: Professor Feng XIA, Professor Zhikui CHEN
Working location: Dalian University of Technology @ Dalian, China
Starting date: September 2015
PhD duration: 4 years
- Applicants shall have a master’s degree in related discipline.
- A good command of the English language (in speaking and in writing) is required.
- Research experience in related areas is a plus.
Before submitting the full application (to the University), each potential applicant should first send an initial application via email to Dr. Feng Xia (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application should include a detailed CV (including email addresses of two referees), a brief statement of research experience and interests (no more than one page), and at least two best scientific documents/publications written by yourself (in English). The deadline for applications is 8 Feb 2015. Only a few candidates will be shortlisted for full application. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. We will not accept applications once the positions are fulfilled.
For further information regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Feng Xia (email@example.com).