Friday, June 3, 2016

[DMANET] 10 funded positions for PhD studies in Computer Science at GSSI in L'Aquila (IT)

The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI - ), a
recently established international PhD school and a Center for advanced
studies in L'Aquila (ITALY), offers 10 PhD positions in Computer Science

The PhD program in CS is mainly concerned with heterogeneous distributed
systems and their interactions. Different perspectives are offered to
provide students with the necessary tools for the design, the
implementation, the management and the use of distributed systems. The
main research areas of interest are:
- Efficient algorithms for communication networks and social networks;
- Formal methods for systems correctness and analysis;
- Software engineering for efficient and resilient applications.

Apart from pursuing their own research studies, the successful
candidates will have the opportunity to cooperate with members of the
research group and of the Scientific Board, as well as with the frequent
guests of the Institute. Detailed information about the CS research
group and about the activities for the Phd program in CS can be found at

The fellowships are awarded for three years and their yearly amount is €
16.159,91 gross. Moreover all PhD students:
- will have free accommodation at the GSSI facilities and use of the
- will have tuition fees waived;
- will be covered by insurance against accident and/or injury.

The application must be submitted through the online form available at and have to be accompanied by the curriculum
vitae and by a statement letter describing:
- a brief research project outlining the research challenges to
consider for the PhD thesis;
- the reasons for choosing GSSI for the PhD studies.

The deadline for application is: 1st September 2016 at 18.00 (Italian
time zone).

For information see or write an email to or call +39 0862 428026.
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