Deadline: 2015-02-10
Level Of Study: PhD

One open fulltime funded PhD student position in the Distributed Systems Group at TU Vienna

The Distributed Systems Group at the Vienna University of Technology has an open, fulltime funded position for a PhD student (3 years). The expected candidate will work on the recently started Horizon 2020 project “Cloud-based Rapid Elastic MAnufacturing (CREMA)” under the supervision of Stefan Schulte and Schahram Dustdar.

The main goal of this position is to research and develop techniques and models for making Cloud manufacturing a reality, with a specific focus on Cloud technologies, their integration into business processes and application in manufacturing.

The selected candidate will be employed full time by the Vienna University of Technology. A full time funded PhD student will work 40 hours/weeks and receive the salary at level B1 (currently 2662.90 EUR/month gross, 14 times/year).

We offer:
– A creative environment in one of the most livable cities in the world
– A young and international team of researchers
– Supervision and support for writing your PhD thesis by world-class researchers
– Continuing personal and professional education
– The possibility to present your research results at international top conferences
– The opportunity for stays abroad at international partner universities

We expect:
– A very good master degree (or equivalent) in computer science, informatics, business informatics, or a related discipline
– In-depth interest in scientific problems and the motivation for independent and goal-oriented research
– The ability to develop methods, concepts, and models, as well as their realization and evaluation
– The willingness to contribute to interdisciplinary scientific projects
– Very good programming skills
– Knowledge in Cloud Computing technologies is a must
– Knowledge in Business Process Management and Internet of Things technologies is a plus, but not a necessity
– Very good scientific communication and writing skills
– Proficiency in English communication and writing

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Please direct your complete application pack – including a motivation letter, a current CV, academic transcripts and certificates, and a digital copy of your latest thesis to:
   Stefan Schulte|Schahram Dustdar
   Distributed Systems Group

Applications from female candidates are highly encouraged. The deadline for applying this position is 10.02.2015. The accepted candidate will be decided within 2 weeks. The starting date can be negotiated but it is expected that a PhD student can start not later than May 2015.

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