PhD positions in Distributed Computing

05 December 2011

About the positions

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in Distributed Computing (EMJD-DC) offers 9 PhD positions (contracts) for 3-4 years (duration depending on
each PhD) in Distributed Computing. The EMJD-DC is a EC funded joint doctoral programme run by:

The programme also includes several associate industrial partners: Ericsson Research, Telefonica Research, Yahoo Research, CA Labs, Euranova, Peerialism, Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS), Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technologies (CETIC), Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID).

Topics of research include, but not limited to:

  • ubiquitous data-intensive applications
  • scalable distributed systems (including Grid and Cloud computing, and P2P models)
  • adaptive distributed systems (autonomic computing, green computing, decentralized and voluntary computing)
  • applied distributed systems (distributed algorithms and systems, working in an inter-disciplinary manner, in existing and emerging fields to address industrial and societal needs in the European and worldwide context)

Students carry out their research work over up to four years in two universities from different countries, with additional internships with industry. Joint training schools will cover both scientific topics and transferable skills, such as project and scientific management, communication, innovation techniques.

Additional information

More information on the positions can be found on the EMJD-DC website and their programme brochure . If you are interested in a position, further enquiries can be sent to Dr Leandro Navarro on the following address: emjd-dc _at_ . The deadline for applications is January 23, 2012.