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Deadline for application: 15 March 2014.
The Mobile and Social Computing Laboratory at Dalian University of Technology (DUT Phone Lab; http://dutphonelab.org/) conducts interdisciplinary, application-driven academic research in mobile and social computing. The Lab now has 30+ members, including 10+ PhD students (from seven countries on this planet!). We are interested in a broad spectrum of cutting-edge research into social computing, mobile computing, and cyber-physical systems, with focus on e.g. computational social science, mobile social networks, and smart computing systems.
We are opening 2 PhD student positions in mobile and social computing. All positions will be coupled to full Chinese Government Scholarships. Basic living allowance will be 2,000 RMB/month, plus Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit. The scholarships are exempt from registration fee, tuition, and fee for basic learning materials. Accommodation on campus will be provided for free. The University will offer excellent working conditions.
Supervisor: Associate Professor Feng XIA
Working location: Dalian University of Technology @ Dalian, China
Starting date: September 2014
PhD duration: 3-4 years
1. Applicants shall have a master's degree in related discipline.
2. A good command of the English language (in speaking and in writing) is required.
3. Research experience in related areas is a plus.
Application procedure
Before submitting the full application (to the University), each potential applicant should first send an initial application via email to Dr. Feng Xia ([log in to unmask]). The application should include a detailed CV (including email addresses of two referees), a brief statement of research experience and interests (no more than one page), and at least two best scientific documents/publications written by yourself (in English). The deadline for applications is 15 March 2014. Only a few candidates will be shortlisted for full application. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. We will not accept applications once the positions are fulfilled.
For further information regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Feng Xia ([log in to unmask]).
All the best,
Associate Professor and PhD Supervisor of Computer Science
Mobile and Social Computing Laboratory  (DUT Phone Lab: http://dutphonelab.org)
School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, Development Zone, Dalian 116620, China
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URL: http://FengXia.NET