Applications are invited for a full-time PhD student position (called Early Stage Researchers or ESR) for joint and double PhD degrees for 36 months. The position is offered within the A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate action of the highly appreciated EU-funded Marie Skłodowska Curie grants. We offer high-class training and the possibility of PhD graduation with double or joint PhD certificate. The position is a fully funded for a 36-month period in Tampere University, Finland. You can complement your experience within periods of up to 15 months of cross-country and industrial secondments by working with the highly committed industrial partners.
The applicant must be in possession of Master of Science (MSc) diploma in a relevant field, such as computer science, communication engineering or computer engineering.
A-WEAR is an international, multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial training network and joint doctorate programme on wearable computing. A-WEAR is funded by the European Union's Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No. 813278.
The position is open for ESR1 project:
Energy-efficient edge computing based gateways for wearable networks. Employer: Tampere University, Finland. Double PhD degree with Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Starting date for the ESR: Aug-September 2019
Duration of the research employment: 36 months.
Salary: The ESR will receive a Living Allowance and a Mobility allowance (i.e., gross salary) in accordance with H2020 MSCA rules. ESRs who have a family (spouse and/or children) will also receive a family allowance, also according to H2020 MSCA rules. Details about the approximate gross salary per country are given at each position. We emphasize that the salary of each ESR is very competitive and it is at levels corresponding to postdoctoral students (or higher) at each employment unit. The salaries are adjusted to the living costs in the countries of each of the participant units, according to H2020 MSCA rules.
Additional benefits: participation to network events, conferences, and workshops; acquiring industrial expertise during the industrial secondment; business and hands-on training; large degree of cross-country academic and industrial mobility; acquiring high competence in terms of innovation, autonomy, integrity, and ethics; benefiting from the interdisciplinary nature of the consortium, gathering together the wearables, wireless communication and localization, geospatial technologies, cybersecurity, digitalization, smart cities, eHealth, and public safety sectors; gaining experience in writing both scientific papers aiming at high impact international journals and flagship international conferences, and social science blog entries on LinkedIn, aiming at a non-technical audience. At the end of their employment in A-WEAR, the ESRs participating in the network will have reached a unique position to become leaders of a growing privacy-preserving smart wearables sector.
Selection process: A-WEAR selection of candidates will be based on a clear, transparent, and open-competition recruitment process, taking into account the gender balance and equal opportunity rules. After the initial eligibility screening, the A-WEAR recruitment committee will preselect candidates based on their previous training, grades and relevance of their BSc and MSc degrees, list of publications (if any), work experience, positive attitude, capability of work in a team, references, quality and relevance of the Dissertation Proposal, previous mobility experience, language skills, and motivation. The most promising candidates are invited to one or several interviews via teleconference or in person. Candidates will be interviewed jointly or successively by the supervisors from the consortium and their level of English writing skills might be formally tested. At the end of the evaluation process, the recruitment committee will decide which candidates to select for each project, taking into account the candidates’ preferences and potential. In case of equal qualifications between a male and a female candidate for the final position, the balance at network level may affect the decision. We strive to improve the gender balance in our research groups and encourage female candidates to apply.Continue reading
|Title||PhD Student, A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network|
|Job location||Kalevantie 4, 33100 Tampere|
|Published||June 3, 2019|
|Job types||PhD  |
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