Tuesday, February 19, 2008

PhD Positions at The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers Technical University, Sweden

PhD Positions in Parallel Programming and Algorithms for Interprocess Synchronization of Multicore Systems
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Chalmers Technical University
Application deadline March 11, 2008. Reference nr 2008/34

The Department provides strongly international and dynamic research environments with 76 faculty and 75 PhD students from about 30 countries. For more information, see www.chalmers.se/cse/EN/

Knowledge of Swedish is not a prerequisite for application. English is our working language for research. Both Swedish and English are used in undergraduate courses. Half of our researchers and PhD students are native Swedes; the rest come from more than 20 different countries.

Applicants must have a very good undergraduate degree in Computing Science or in a related subject with a strong Computing Science component. They must also have a strong, documented interest in doing research. You may even apply if you have not yet completed your degree, but expect to do so by 1 September 2008.

We particularly encourage applicants with interests in:
Parallel Programming and Algorithms for Interprocess Synchronization of Multicore processors, with focus on Lock/wait-free Synchronization,
concurrent data structures.

For more information on this point see the webpages of the group Distributed Computing and Systems http://www.cs.chalmers.se/~dcs/ or contact Philippas Tsigas (tsigas[ at ]cs.chalmers.se).

How to apply
The full application should contain:

1. A letter of application, listing specific research interests
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Copies of degrees and other certificates
4. Copies of relevant work, for example dissertations or articles, that you have authored or co-authored
5. Letters of recommendation from your teachers or employers.
You MUST include or e-mail Letters of Recommendation: we typically get over 100 apps, and it is simply not feasible for us to request individual letters

The job reference number is: 2008/34. The last date for your full application to arrive is March 11, 2008

Send your application electronically in PDF files or by paper-mail to:
Registrator, Chalmers University of Technology, Se-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden.
Phone: +4631 772 1000, Fax: +4631 772 4922, E-mail: registrator[ at ]adm.chalmers.se

You will know the result of your application by 30 May 2008.

For Further Information Regarding graduate education at our department please contact:

i) the Vice Head of Department, Graduate Education: Professor Reiner Hähnle (reiner[ at ]chalmers.se)
ii) the Graduate Studies Director of the Department, Ass. Professor Jan Jonsson (janjo[ at ]chalmers.se)

Union representatives:
SACO Jan Lindér, TCO Marie Wenander, SEKO Ralf Berndtsson All reachable via Chalmers exchange: +46 31 772 10 00

Deadline: March 11, 2008