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Helsinki ICT network: Positions for Exceptional Doctoral Students in computer science

The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities within this area in Finland. The network involves at present over 60 professors and over 200 doctoral students, and the participating units graduate altogether more than 40 new doctors each year.

The quality of research and education in both HICT universities is world-class, and the education is practically free as there are no tuition fees for doctoral students in the Finnish university system. In terms of the living environment, Helsinki has been ranked as one of the world's top-10 most livable cities (Economist, 2017), and Finland is among the best countries in the world with respect to many quality of life indicators, including being the overall #1 country in human wellbeing. Helsinki is in the second place in the world’s startup city comparison (Valuer, 2018) and is also the Mobile Data Capital of the World (IEEE Spectrum, 2018).

The activities of HICT are structured along five research area specific tracks:

  • Algorithms and machine learning
  • Life science informatics
  • Networks, networked systems and services
  • Software and service engineering and systems
  • User centered and creative technologies

The participating units of HICT have currently funding available for exceptionally qualified doctoral students. We offer the possibility to join world-class research groups, with multiple interesting research projects to choose from. If you wish to be considered as a potential new doctoral student in HICT you can apply to one or a number of doctoral student positions.

We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds, and qualified female candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply. For more information on the positions, see "https://www.hict.fi/autumn2019".

The online application form closes August 12, 2019 at midnight Finnish time.

 

Doctoral Students in Computing Education Research

The Learning+Technology research group at Aalto University’s Department of Computer Science is looking to hire up to two new members who will contribute to the group's research on computing education as they work towards their doctoral degrees. These are salaried positions with a fixed term of four years, starting as soon as possible in 2019. Applications are accepted from April 15th, 2019 onwards until the positions are filled.

Read more and apply here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wnkcPxjptV3JtDV87eXCpCqZBpmtJTzN1v9zBLwit44/edit?usp=sharing

 

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI has launched – join us in creating the next generation of AI!

Are you a promising young researcher looking for an outstanding postdoc position?

Or an experienced professor wishing to spend a sabbatical in one of the most dynamic AI hubs in Europe?

Or perhaps you are a superb software developer who wishes dive into the world of fundamental AI research?

We are launching the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI (https://fcai.fi) – a center striving for scientific breakthroughs in the field of AI while producing high-quality societal and economic impact. FCAI is built on the a long tradition and track record of decades of pioneering machine learning research in Helsinki. Come and join our vibrant community of leading scientists and companies in creating the next generation of artificial intelligence that is data-efficient, trustworthy and understandable!

With a total budget of €250M over the next 8 years, FCAI is opening a range of research positions for academics and ICT professionals in different levels of their careers. Read more on what FCAI can offer to you: https://fcai.fi/open-positions

 

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