Thursday, September 8, 2016

PhD Research Fellowship in Acoustics/Signal Processing at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

A position as PhD Research fellow is available at CIUS – Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years. Starting date no later than 31.12.2016. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Ph.D. research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is available in Acoustics/Signal Processing at University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: Position code 1017, NOK 435 500 – 489 300 per year (pay grade 50 – 57), depending on qualifications and seniority.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility:

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in ultrasound imaging, acoustics, physics, or signal processing and should have good analytical and programming skills. For this project we will use our own programmable research ultrasound scanner as well as commercial equipment from corporate partners in the project. Besides technical skills, we are looking for a curious, ambitious candidate who is highly motivated to do research and contribute to the work done at our group. Good communication skills in both oral and written English are expected. We strongly encourage that the application is accompanied by a short cover letter explaining briefly how the applicant’s background and education fit the goals and requirements of this project.
Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions for healthcare, maritime, and oil & gas (CIUS) is one of the Norwegian Research Council centres for research-based innovation (SFI). We collaborate with Norwegian Industry, NTNU (host institution for CIUS), and HSN. A more in-depth description of the possible projects is available at the CIUS home page.
The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in ultrasound imaging, acoustics, physics, or signal processing and should have good analytical and programming skills.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests

TOEFL– Test of English as a Foreign Language
IELTS– International English Language Testing Service
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
Applicants to the programme for the Ph.D. degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

Application letter
CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
Documentation of English proficiency
List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 19th September 2016.

Scholarship Link

source : scholarship-positions.com