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PhD student computer science
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Published: 6 days ago
Application deadline: Aug 21
Location: Diepenbeek, Belgium
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PhD student computer science

Job content
You will perform research in the Research Group Databases and Theorerical Computer Science (DBTI, http://alpha.uhasselt.be/research/groups/theocomp/). This Research Group is primarily active in the area of the theory of databases, in the broadest sense of the word. The general theme is the design and development of logical data models and their associated query languages. Recent research topics include Big Data, cloud computing, No SQL, spatial and temporal data, graph data, and geographical information systems. The Group is also active in related aspects of theoretical computer science, formal logic, data mining and artificial intelligence.
The actual choice of the specific topic of the doctoral research is made in common agreement between you and the professors of the Research Group.

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  • Candidates should have a master of science degree in computer science, in computer science engineering or in mathematics (with computer science specialisation) (or equivalent)
    Final-year students are (likewise) encouraged to apply.
  • The candidate is highly motivated for the doctoral research.
  • You are capable of working autonomously, but with due consideration of the overall objectives of the Group.
  • You have an inquistive nature.
  • You are willing to collaborate in educational activities in the bachelor-master program in Computer Science.
  • You got excellent grades.

Offer
You will be appointed and paid as PhD student.
The successful candidate will receive a doctoral scholarship for a period of 2 years, which is extended with another period of 2 years after a positive midterm review (hence, total duration is thus 4 years). The envisaged starting date of the scholarship is October 1 2018.
UHasselt offers its employees numerous staff benefits.

Selection procedure
Preselection based on CV. Interview with the selected candidates.
Selection interviews will take place early September 2018.

Application
You can only apply online up to and including 21 August 2018.

Further information
Content job responsibilities:
Prof. dr. Frank NEVEN, +32-11-268217, frank.neven@uhasselt.be
Prof. dr. Bart KUIJPERS, +32-11-268245, bart.kuijpers@uhasselt.be
Prof. dr. Marc GYSSENS, +32-11-268248, marc.gyssens@uhasselt.be
Prof. dr. Jan VAN DEN BUSSCHE, +32-11-268226, jan.vandenbussche@uhasselt.be
More about working at Hasselt University? Check www.uhasselt.be/vacancies!

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