Applications are invited by the Queen Mary University of London for the fully-funded PhD scholarship in Resource Management for Edge/Serverless Computing starting in January 2022. All nationalities are eligible for this scholarship, the studentship will be supported for three years by Queen Mary University of London including student fees and a tax-free stipend starting at £17,609 per annum.
About this Studentship
This studentship will explore the intersection of Edge/Serverless and ML/AI for modern IoT applications. The scope of the project is quite broad. Applicants are encouraged to suggest their own interests and refine the research direction accordingly.
All nationalities are eligible to apply for this studentship. We offer a 3-year fully-funded PhD scholarship (studentship) supported by Queen Mary University of London including student fees and a tax-free stipend starting at £17,609 per annum. In addition to the studentship, we also welcome applications from self-funded students with relevant backgrounds.
All applicants should have a first-class honor degree or equivalent, or an MSc degree, in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering (or a related discipline). Applicants should have a good knowledge of English and ability to express themselves clearly in both written and spoken form. The successful candidate must be strongly motivated to undertake doctoral studies, as well as must-have demonstrated the ability to work independently and perform critical analysis. A record of publishing research in international conferences and/or journals is highly desirable, as well as a strong track record of working in international teams.
The essential selection criteria will include:
Experience in Cloud, Edge, Serverless Computing.
Good coding skills in Python, Matlab and/or Java.
Good knowledge of data science methods.
Understanding of Machine Learning and IoT.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
The desirable selection criteria will include:
Experience and knowledge of machine learning techniques.
Experience in action and activity recognition.
How to apply for a PhD scholarship
To apply, please follow the online instructions specified by the college website for research degrees: http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/phd/how-to-apply/. Steps 2 onwards are applicable in this case. Please note that we request a ‘Statement of Research Interests. Your statement (no more than 500 words) should answer two questions:
(i) Why are you interested in the topic described above?
(ii) What relevant experience do you have?
In addition to this, we would also like you to submit a sample of your written work. This might be a chapter of your final year or master’s dissertation, or a published conference or journal paper.
In order to submit your online application, you will need to visit the following webpage: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/subjects/computer-science.html. Please scroll down the page and click on “PhD Full-time Computer Science – Semester 2 (January Start)”. The successful PhD candidate will be a member of the Networks Research group. You should mention this in your application.
Applicants interested in the post, seeking further information or feedback on their suitability are encouraged to contact Dr. Sukhpal Singh Gill at email@example.com with the subject “Resource Management for Edge/Serverless Computing”. All applications must be made via the website mentioned above.
The closing date for applications is 15 September 2021.
Interviews are expected to take place in October 2021.