The Department of Insight Centre for Data Analytics, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science at University College Cork are inviting applications for nine PhD positions. Studentships are open immediately for application, to pursue research within the overall scope of the Insight Centre Programme.
About the positions:
- 3 PhD positions are available in the areas of Combinatorial Problem-Solving & Optimisation – (CPSO)
- 3 PhD positions are available in the area of Human Sensing (HS)
- 1 PhD position is available in the areas of Data Analytics & Statistics (DAS)
- 1 PhD position is available in the area of Hardware for Scalable Security & Blockchains (HSSB)
- 1 PhD position is available in the area of Recommender Systems (RS)
Start date: Studentships start from Oct 1st, 2019
- Candidates will have an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
- Candidates must have strong analytical, problem solving, and software experience; space of hardware accelerators for security, data analytics and machine learning
- The student will be expected to have some experience in machine learning or artificial intelligence, e.g. having undertaken an undergraduate project in one of these areas or having completed an MSc in a closely related area.
- Knowledge and experience with FPGAs/GPUs, hardware description languages (Verilog/OpenCL/VHDL/…) is also desirable.
- Solid grounding in data analysis, multivariate statistical methods, model building and probabilistic inference techniques. Software experience, particularly R, would be an advantage.
How to apply:
Applications to be sent via email to Ms. Caitríona Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org and must include “Insight PhD Studentship [and Area Acronym]” in the subject line to be considered. Applications must include, in PDF format only:
- full CV;
- a transcript of results for all university level modules and courses;
- abstract describing final year undergraduate project (if applicable)- one-page;
- abstract describing MSc project (if applicable)- one-page
- abstract describing relevant work experience (if applicable) – one-page
- statement explaining interest in research, referring explicitly to one or more of the areas listed above (300 word)
|Organization||University College Cork (UCC)|
Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||18 October 2019|