[Haskell-cafe] 10 PhD studentships in Nottingham

Graham Hutton Graham.Hutton at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Jan 7 09:04:26 UTC 2019

Dear all,


The School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham
is seeking applications for 10 fully-funded PhD studentships:


Applicants in the area of the Functional Programming Laboratory
(https://tinyurl.com/fp-notts) are strongly encouraged!  If you
are interested in applying, please contact a potential supervisor
as soon as possible (the application deadline is 18th January):

  Thorsten Altenkirch - constructive logic, proof assistants,
  homotopy type theory, category theory, lambda calculus.
  Venanzio Capretta - type theory, mathematical logic, corecursive
  structures, proof assistants, category theory, epistemic logic.
  Graham Hutton - functional programming, program calculation and
  transformation, correctness and efficiency, category theory.

  Henrik Nilsson - functional reactive programming, modelling and
  simulation, domain-specific languages, probabilistic languages.

Best wishes,



              10 Fully-Funded PhD Studentships

                 School of Computer Science
                University of Nottingham, UK


Applications are invited for up to ten fully-funded PhD
studentships in the School of Computer Science at the
University of Nottingham, starting on 1 October 2019.

The topics for the studentships are open, but should relate
to one of the School’s research groups: Agents Lab; Automated
Scheduling and Planning; Computer Vision Lab; Data Driven
Algorithms, Systems and Design; Functional Programming Lab;
Intelligent Modelling and Analysis; Uncertainty in Data
and Decision Making; Mixed Reality Lab.

The studentships are for a minimum of three years and include
a stipend of £14,777 per year and tuition fees.  They are
open to students of any nationality.  Applicants are normally
expected to have a first-class MSc or BSc in Computer Science
or a related discipline, and must obtain the support of a 
supervisor in the School prior to submitting their application.
Initial contact with supervisors should be made at least two
weeks prior to the closing date for applications.  Informal
enquiries may be addressed to SS-PGR-JC at nottingham.ac.uk.

To apply, please submit the following items by email to:
Christine.Fletcher at nottingham.ac.uk: 

(1) a brief covering letter that describes your reasons
for wishing to pursue a PhD, your proposed research area
and topic, and the name of the potential supervisor
whose support you have already secured; 

(2) a copy of your CV, including your actual or expected
degree classes, and results of all University examinations; 

(3) an extended example of your technical writing, such
as a project report or dissertation; 

(4) contact details for two academic referees.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18 January 2019


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