PhD Scholarships in Algorithms and Data Structures

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PhD Scholarships in Algorithms and Data Structures

University of Copenhagen is offering PhD scholarships in algorithms and data structures at the department of computer science. Applicants applying for the scholarship must have a background within algorithms and theoretical computer science as demonstrated by graduate level courses and/or project and thesis work. The position is open from 1 September 2013. The applicants must submit their applications till 31st January 2013.
 
Study Subject(s): The studentship is open to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in algorithms and data structures.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing  PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider: Danish Council for Independent Research
Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark
 
Eligibility: The candidate must have a background within algorithms and theoretical computer science as demonstrated by graduate level courses and/or project and thesis work. Publications at relevant conferences such as STOC, FOCS, SODA, or ESA would be welcome.
 
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Denmark can apply for this scholarship.
 
Scholarship Description: Professor Mikkel Thorup at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, seeks applications for a PhD scholarship within algorithms and data structures with start Fall 2013. The scholar will participate in a Center for Efficient Algorithms and Data Structures funded by an Advanced Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research starting Fall 2013.
 
Number of Awards: 1-2 scholarships are offered.
 
Duration of Awards: The appointment is for a period of 3 years in case applicants have completed an MSc degree, or 4 years in case they have completed a BSc degree plus the equivalent of one year of studies in an MSc program. The appointment must lead to a dissertation.
 
What does it Cover? The salary and appointment terms are according to the current agreement for PhD students of 1 April 2012 according to which the minimum monthly salary incl. allowance and pension savings currently amounts to approximately DKK 27,670/EUR 3,710/USD 4,880.
 
How to Apply: Applications are to be submitted online.
 
Deadline: Applications should be submitted till January 31, 2013.

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