|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||Studentship: Untaxed bursary of £24,000 per annum (plus home/overseas tuition fees)|
|Placed On:||4th October 2022|
|Closes:||3rd January 2023|
3 x PhD Studentships in Operating Systems Research
Studentship: Untaxed bursary of £24,000 per annum (plus home/overseas tuition fees)
Applications are invited for 3 fully funded 3.5-year PhD studentships (home or overseas) in operating systems research under the supervision of Prof. Peter Pietzuch. You will join the Large-Scale Data and Systems (LSDS) group as a PhD student, and collaborate with the existing faculty members, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students in the group.
Ideal candidates for the PhD studentships will have an interest and an existing background in systems research, which includes, but is not limited to, operating systems (OS) design and implementation, virtualisation and cloud computing stacks, software/hardware co-design, compiler technologies, computer architecture and hardware/software security.
The Department of Computing is a leading department of Computer Science in the UK and the world and has consistently been awarded the highest research rating. In the previous REF assessment, the Department was ranked third (1st in the Research Intensity table published by The Times Higher) and was rated as "Excellent" in the previous national assessment of teaching quality.
Applicants are expected to have a First Class or Distinction Masters level degree, or equivalent, in a relevant scientific or technical discipline, such as computer science or mathematics. Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English.
The PhD studentships are fully funded, covering tuition fees, travel funds, equipment and a stipend/bursary. The positions are available to home and overseas (international) students.
How to apply
To apply for these PhD studentships, please follow the application guidelines at: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/prospective-students/courses/phd/phd-application-guidelines/
In the application form, write “OS PhD Studentships” in the “Proposed Research Topic” field and select “Peter Pietzuch” in the “Proposed Research Supervisor” field.
Early applications are encouraged. Informal inquiries about this position can be directed to Peter Pietzuch <firstname.lastname@example.org>. For more information about the LSDS group and its past research work, please see https://lsds.doc.ic.ac.uk.
This position will be based either at the South Kensington or White City campus in central London.
Applicants are advised to visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/prospective-students/courses/phd/ for general information on becoming a PhD student in the Department of Computing.
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