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PhD position Complementarity Mechanisms in Complex Network

TU Delft
TU Delft
Employment Types:
Full-time
Compensation:
USD per year
Posted on:
03/11/2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Ph.D. student, you will study complementarity mechanisms in complex networks under supervision of Dr. Maksim Kitsak and Prof. Van Mieghem.

Your work will be at the intersection of network theory, network embeddings, and network inference. A possible application domain is the Science of Science.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Computer Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, or Engineering, or related field by the start of your appointment.
  • High grades on core subjects.
  • Strong programming and analytic skills.
  • Background in probability and statistics.
  • Strong English speaking and writing skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Some background in Statistical Physics and Network Science.
  • Some experience in Data Mining and Machine Learning.
  • Some research experience in Network or Data Sciences.

Doing a PhD at TU Delft requires English proficiency at a certain level to ensure that the candidate is able to communicate and interact well, participate in English-taught Doctoral Education courses, and write scientific articles and a final thesis. For more details please check the Graduate Schools Admission Requirements.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Doctoral candidates will be offered a 4-year period of employment in principle, but in the form of 2 employment contracts. An initial 1,5 year contract with an official go/no go progress assessment within 15 months. Followed by an additional contract for the remaining 2,5 years assuming everything goes well and performance requirements are met.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, increasing from € 2443 per month in the first year to € 3122 in the fourth year. As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. The TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment with an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor. The Doctoral Education Programme is aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, discounts on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation.

EMPLOYER

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

DEPARTMENT

Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) brings together three disciplines - electrical engineering, mathematics and computer science. Combined, they reinforce each other and are the driving force behind the technology we use in our daily lives. Technology such as the electricity grid, which our faculty is helping to make future-proof. We are also working on a world in which humans and computers reinforce each other. We are mapping out disease processes using single cell data, and using mathematics to simulate gigantic ash plumes after a volcanic eruption. There is plenty of room here for ground-breaking research. We educate innovative engineers and have excellent labs and facilities that underline our strong international position. In total, more than 1,100 employees and 4,000 students work and study in this innovative environment.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about the application procedure, please contact Maksim Kitsak, Quantum & Computer Engineering, EEMCS.

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