2012 Doctoral Fellowship Positions in Computer Science at The Laboratory for Internet Computing, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

School: University of Cyprus/ Cyprus

Level:PhD Fellowship

Field(s): Computer Science

Funded by: European Commission under the Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) program iSocial

Deadline: September 30, 2012

Beneficiaries: all including International Students:


  • The main objective of the iSocial Initial Training Network is to provide world class training for a next generation of researchers, computer scientists, and Web engineers, emphasizing on a strong combination of advanced understanding in both theoretical and experimental approaches, methodologies and tools that are required to develop Decentralized Online Social Networking platforms.
  • The iSocial ITN is expected to start in 10/2010 and finish in 09/2016.
  • Successful candidates are expected to join the Ph.D. program of the Computer Science Department at the University of Cyprus, to conduct original research in collaboration with the principal investigators of iSocial, and to contribute actively to the activities planned of the project (scientific publications, taking courses, secondments, participation to meetings and events, preparation of educational material, coordination of work, etc.).

What does it covers:

  • Marie Curie fellows enjoy good salaries and working conditions, career development opportunities and work-life balance.
  • The Marie Curie financial support to Early-stage researchers includes a considerable monthly living and mobility allowance (approx. 32K euros per year gross) and coverage of expenses related to the participation in research and training activities (contribution to research-related costs, meetings, conference attendance, training actions, etc.).


  • We seek candidates with experience and research interests in one or more of the following topics: distributed systems (design, simulation and modelling), peer-to-peer and content distribution networks, middleware and software platforms, Eclipse and OSGi.
  • Preference will be given to highly motivated candidates with strong programming and analytical skills, excellent knowledge of English, and a proven commitment to their studies.
  • Eligible applicants are required to have a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in computer science or related field from reputable institutions, and less than 4 years of full-time research experience after obtaining their degree.
  • At the time of recruitment by the University of Cyprus, the early-stage researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Cyprus for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date.

Application method: Electronically

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For informal inquiries, please contact:

  • Email:cs-AT-cs.ucy.ac.cy

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