[Air-L] Call for applications: PhD scholarships at the IT University of Copenhagen

Christina Neumayer chne at itu.dk
Fri Feb 5 03:52:48 PST 2010

The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) invites applications for several PhD scholarships starting in September 2009 in the following areas:

Study of digital culture, digital media, mediated interpersonal communication and the way we use a variety of digital media in our everyday lives for social, practical and expressive purposes. We focus on the uses of mobile communication and online media, in both national and international contexts, addressing the interplay of local and global phenomena.

Game aesthetics, game ontology, games and narratives, game culture, game play, player communities, games and human computer interfaces/game testing, game artificial intelligence, player (cognitive and affective) modeling, computational intelligence and games.

Computer supported cooperative work, science and technology studies, health care IT, organizations and IT, globalization and technology, mutual shaping of culture, organizations, people, and technologies, through practices of design and use.

Advanced and innovative communication trends, design and development of interactive technologies for senior citizens, methods of pragmatic inclusive design, user modeling, design and evaluation of assistive technology-user interface history, emerging body-centric and perception-centric techniques for human-computer interaction based on mobile tracking of eye-gaze, body posture, hand gestures, and everyday object manipulation and society.

Tools, methods and processes for software development, including programming and modeling languages, requirements, architecture, empirical studies, and software for user interface design, pervasive computing and decision support.

Efficient solutions to computationally hard problems, algorithms for searching and analyzing of large amounts of data, databases and data mining, sensor networks and data management, algorithm engineering, experimental performance studies.

Automated reasoning, categorical logic, type theory, coordination languages, electronic voting, logical frameworks, models for concurrency, distributed and mobile computation, programming languages semantics, modular program verification, programming languages, static analysis of programming and modeling languages, workflow languages.

Applicants accepted will be employed and enrolled at the IT University for a period of 3 or 4 years.  Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.  For example, the basic salary of a 3 year PhD student amounts to DKK 24.745,18 (ca. Euro 3,300) per month.

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