The University of Copenhagen is offering two fully-funded PhD positions at Information Retrieval Lab of the Department of Computer Science. The scholarship requires a master’s degree in computer science or a field providing equivalent qualifications (see above), at the time of taking up the position.
The Information Retrieval Lab at the University of Copenhagen offers a research environment with much freedom: to a large extent, you shape the research you work on and the ideas you pursue.
The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution of higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.
Course Level: Positions are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: The Information Retrieval Lab has two open PhD positions
PhD position 1 seeks to investigate the level of uncertainty in probability estimates of ranking models.
PhD position 2 seeks to investigate compositionality in text semantics.
Scholarship Award: Terms of appointment and payment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
University of Copenhagen
Master degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field
Strong programming skills
Strong mathematical background
Additionally, candidates need to stand out in at least one of the following key criteria of excellence used for the assessment:
Proficiency in spoken and written English
How to apply:
With over 40,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen is one of the largest institutions of research and education in the Nordic countries.
With its more than 525 years, the University of Copenhagen is one of the oldest universities in Northern Europe. Being the largest institution of education and research in Denmark, the University has gone through numerous changes through the ages.
The University of Copenhagen was inaugurated on 1 June 1479, after King Christian I was granted approval for its establishment by Pope Sixtus IV. Based on a German model, the university consisted of four faculties: Theology, Law, Medicine and Philosophy.