University of Stavanger Norway Phd Fellowship in Computer Science 2022/2023

  • Partial Funding
  • University of Stavanger
  • PhD
  • Computer Science
  • International Students
  • Norway
  • 07/31/2022
Expired in
07/31/2022
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Scholarship Description:

All international Ph.D. students are encouraged and welcome to apply!

Ph.D. Fellowship in Computer Science is open at the University of Stavanger from 2022-2023.  Ph.D. Fellowship in Computer Science 2022-23 at the University of Stavanger is now available for international students if they know one or more programming languages and collaborative software development tools (e.g. C/C++, Python, git).

The University of Stavanger has officially announced the scholarships for the upcoming class. The University of Stavanger is considered to be one of the top institutions around the globe. The University of Stavanger was founded in 2005 and currently functions in Stavanger, Norway.

The University of Stavanger offers such scholarships yearly to welcome students to the campus.  Ph.D. Fellowship in Computer Science 2022-23 will open the door to new and better opportunities for selected students and be exposed them to advanced learning in postgraduate programs.

Keep reading about the University of Stavanger's acceptance rate, GPA requirements, eligibility and selection criteria, and other helpful information. 

You will find the link to apply below.

 

Degree Level:

University of Stavanger Norway Phd Fellowship in Computer Science 2022/2023 is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Stavanger.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Computer Science

Scholarship Benefits:

  • a PhD education in a large, exciting and socially important organisation
  • an ambitious work community which is developing rapidly. We strive to include employees at all levels in strategic decisions and promote an informal atmosphere with a flat organisational structure.
  • colleague-based guidance programme (NyTi) if teaching is a part of your position
  • salary in accordance with the State Salary Scale, l.pl 17.515, code 1017, NOK 491 200 gross per year with salary development according to seniority in the position. A higher salary may be considered in special cases. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
  • automatic membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, which provides favourable insurance- and retirement benefits
  • favourable membership terms at a gym and at the SIS sports club at campus
  • employment with an Inclusive Workplace organisation which is committed to reducing sick leave, increasing the proportion of employees with reduced working capacity, and increasing the number of professionally active seniors
  • "Hjem-jobb-hjem" discounted public transport to and from work
  • as an employee in Norway, you will have access to an optimal health service, as well as good pensions, generous maternity/paternity leave, and a competitive salary. Nursery places are guaranteed and reasonably priced
  • relocation programme
  • language courses: On this page you can see which language courses you may be entitled to (look up “language courses” under employment conditions)

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

We are looking for applicants with a strong academic background who have completed a five-year master degree (3+2) within a relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, ICT, telecom, C-ITS, transportation) , preferably acquired recently; or possess corresponding qualifications that could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate.

You should also have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • one or more programming languages and collaborative software development tools (e.g. C/C++, Python, git)
  • C-ITS and CCAM concepts, protocols, standards, and applications
  • risk assessment and modelling, decision support system and vehicular networking

To be eligible for admission to the doctoral programmes at the University of Stavanger both the grade for your master’s thesis and the weighted average grade of your master’s degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade. If you finish your education (masters degree) in the spring of 2022, you are also welcome to apply.

Applicants with an education from an institution with a different grade scale than A-F, and/or with other types of credits than sp/ECTS, must attach a confirmed conversion scale that shows how the grades can be compared with the Norwegian A-F scale and a Diploma Supplement or similar that explains the scope of the subject that are included in the education. You can use these conversion scales  to calculate your points for admission.

Emphasis is also placed on your:

  • motivation and potential for research within the field
  • professional and personal skills for completing the doctoral degree within the timeframe
  • ability to work independently and in a team, be innovative and creative
  • ability to work structured and handle a heavy workload
  • having a good command of both oral and written English

You must attach a cover letter (as a separate attachment, not to be mistaken with the application text) explaining your interest in the project and the relevance of your background and experience.

Requirements for competence in English

A good proficiency in English is required for anyone attending the PhD program. International applicants must document this by taking one of the following tests with the following results:

  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-Based Test (IBT). Minimum result: 90
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service. Minimum result: 6.5
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) og Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • PTE Academic – Pearson Test of English Academic. Minimum result: 62

The following applicants are exempt from the above requirements:

  • Applicants with one year of completed university studies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • Applicants with an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma
  • Applicants with a completed bachelor's and / or master's degrees taught in English in a EU/EEA country

Application Procedure:

To apply for this position please follow the link "Apply for this job". Your application letter, relevant education and work experience as well as language skills must be registered here. 

The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your application:

  • cover letter explaining your interest in the project and the relevance of your background and experience to the position. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • CV with a full summary of your education and experience
  • references, academic certificates/diplomas and other documentation that you consider relevant
  • Diploma Supplement or similar and a confirmed conversion scale if this is required
  • documentation on competence in English if this is required
  • publications or other relevant research work

Applications are evaluated based on the information available in Jobbnorge at the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above and that you have attached the necessary documentation. 

The documentation must be available in either a Scandinavian language or in English. If the total size of the attachments exceeds 30 MB, they must be compressed before upload.

Please note that information on applicants may be published even if the applicant has requested not to be included in the official list of applicants - see Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act. If your request is not granted, you will be notified.

UiS only considers applications and attachments registered in Jobbnorge.

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