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9 Jan 2019

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Tampere University (H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN)/European Joint Doctorate (EJD))

15 PhD graduation positions/ Early Stage Researcher (ESR) positions within A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network

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9 Jan 2019

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Position Description


Applications are invited for 15 full-time PhD student positions (called Early Stage Researchers or ESR) for joint and double PhD degrees for 36 months. The positions are offered within the A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate action of the highly appreciated EU-funded Marie Skłodowska Curie grants. We offer high-class training and the possibility of PhD graduation with double or joint PhD certificate. The positions are fully funded for a 36-month period. You can choose your position in one of five top-level universities in Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Romania, or Spain and complement your experience within periods of up to 15 months of cross-country and industrial secondments by working with the highly committed industrial partners of the action in the above-mentioned countries. You are encouraged to apply for up to four positions within A-WEAR network if you believe your profile is suitable for multiple topics. A separate application is needed for each position in case you apply for multiple positions.

Link: http://a-wear.eu

A-WEAR is an international, multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial training network and joint doctorate programme on wearable computing. A-WEAR is funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No. 813278.

The 15 ESR projects are listed below. Please read their description carefully before applying and choose only those that best suit to your profile. We recommend you to choose the position(s) you apply for based on your technical profile and desired technical expertise, rather than based on the hosting location, as all positions involve high-level cross-country research mobility, as well as industrial mobility.

ESR1. Energy-efficient edge computing based gateways for wearable networks. Employer: Tampere University, Finland. Double PhD degree with Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy

ESR2. Large-scale crowdsourcing-based wearables data gathering and processing. Employer: Tampere University, Finland. Joint PhD degree with Universitat Jaume I, Spain

ESR3. Privacy-aware approaches for wireless IoT localization on wearable devices. Employer: Tampere University, Finland. Double PhD degree with University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania

ESR4. 5G and mmWave capabilities in wearable applications. Employer: Tampere University, Finland. Joint PhD degree with Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

ESR5. Cloud Platform for context-adaptive positioning and localization on wearable devices. Employer: Universitat Jaume I, Spain. Joint PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR6. Collaborative techniques for infrastructureless Indoor Positioning Systems. Employer: Universitat Jaume I, Spain. Joint PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR7. Urban Mobility: balancing usefulness and privacy. Employer: Universitat Jaume I, Spain. Joint PhD degree with Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

ESR8. Centimeter level accuracy for IoT localization of wearable devices. Employer: University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania. Double PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR9. Industrial wearables for work safety. Employer: University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania. Double PhD degree with Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

ESR10. Wearables for ehealth. University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania. Double PhD degree with Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy

ESR11. Low latency machine learning and data mining for wearable devices. Employer: Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. Joint PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR12. Reliable and low-latency communication technologies for industrial wearable applications. Employer: Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. Joint PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR13. Privacy-enhancing technologies and privacy-enhancing cryptography for wearables. Employer: Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. Joint PhD degree with Universitat Jaume I, Spain

ESR14. Social-aware discovery and data exchange among IoT devices over Edge Computing platforms. Employer: Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy. Double PhD degree with Tampere University, Finland

ESR15. New Architecture, communication and networking protocols for supporting 5G-IoT wearable devices connectivity. Employer: Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy. Double PhD degree with with Universitat Jaume I, Spain

Job Description and Benefits

Starting date for the ESR: Aug-Oct 2019 (check each position).

Duration of the research employment: 36 months.

Salary: The ESR will receive a Living Allowance and a Mobility allowance (i.e., gross salary) in accordance with H2020 MSCA rules. ESRs who have a family (spouse and/or children) will also receive a family allowance, also according to H2020 MSCA rules. Details about the approximate gross salary per country are given at each position. We emphasize that the salary of each ESR is very competitive and it is at levels corresponding to postdoctoral students (or higher) at each employment unit. The salaries are adjusted to the living costs in the countries of each of the participant units, according to H2020 MSCA rules.

Additional benefits: participation to network events, conferences, and workshops; acquiring industrial expertise during the industrial secondment; business and hands-on training; large degree of cross-country academic and industrial mobility; acquiring high competence in terms of innovation, autonomy, integrity, and ethics; benefiting from the interdisciplinary nature of the consortium, gathering together the wearables, wireless communication and localization, geospatial technologies, cybersecurity, digitalization, smart cities, eHealth, and public safety sectors; gaining experience in writing both scientific papers aiming at high impact international journals and flagship international conferences, and social science blog entries on LinkedIn, aiming at a non-technical audience. At the end of their employment in A-WEAR, the ESRs participating in the network will have reached a unique position to become leaders of a growing privacy-preserving smart wearables sector.


How to Apply

Apply online: http://www.tut.fi/a-wear/recruitment/

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: Less than €10'000.

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