PhD positions in Mathematics, Statistics, Data or Computer Science and Engineering

    PhD positions in Mathematics, Statistics, Data or Computer Science and Engineering

    PhD positions in Mathematics, Statistics, Data or Computer Science and Engineering, At DTU Compute, Technical University of Demark

    Deadline to Apply

    Apr 10, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPhD positions
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaMathematics, Statistics, Data or Computer Science and Engineering
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDTU Compute, Technical University of Demark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Contract Period3 Years


    Formally, we require applicants for the PhD position to hold a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or equivalent in a relevant field of engineering and science with high marks; and have proficiency in written and oral English


    To become a successful PhD student, you need a scientific mindset with a curious approach to learning backed by an additional ability to think innovatively outside the box. As you will face multiple challenges and set backs, you will need persistency and a positive belief in that there always is a solution to a problem at hand.


    Your tangible goal is to transform from a student to a researcher while carrying out a scientific project and finding new results. We have a well tested road map that guides you through an independent research project, a course program, research dissemination and teaching, an external research stay, to your thesis and final PhD defense. In the PhD journey, we build you professionally as a researcher while also focusing on your personal development.

    At DTU Compute you will be part of an international research environment with top class scientists, supervisors and numerous PhD students like yourself. In a combined role, you will be both a student and a co-working scientist. When completed, you have built a valuable research network and achieved research results to be proud of – and by that you have created the best possible foundation for your future research career in academia or industry.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one single PDF file

    Documents Required

    • This cover letter
    • A personal application letter
    • Short description of the proposed PhD project (max 2 pages incl. references)
    • Acceptance in writing from a supervisor at DTU Compute
    • Documentation for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree incl. list of courses
    • Excel sheet with calculation of weighted grade average (link here)
    • CV (incl. list of publications or other research experience)
    • Short CV incl. list of publications for the potential supervisor(s)

    About DTU Compute

    DTU Compute is a unique and internationally recognized academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. We conduct research, teaching and innovation of high international standard—producing new knowledge and technology-based solutions to societal challenges. We have a long-term involvement in applied and interdisciplinary research, big data and data science, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), smart and secure societies, smart manufacturing, and life science.

    Right now, we have PhD students working with e.g. mathematical modelling to fight diabetes, bias in algorithms for Artificial Intelligence, statistical science for big data in energy systems, cybersecurity as well as fundamental scientific discoveries in Mathematics and Computer Science. To put it short. With the right idea everything is possible. You can look for further inspiration in the research description of our 11 research sections here.


    The employment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The position is a full-time position


    PhD coordinator Dorte Stebit
    Phone: 45 4525 5273

    Head of PhD School
    Associate Professor Kim Knudsen
    Phone: +45 4525 3026

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