The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.
The University of Luxembourg invites applications in the Department of Computer Science (https://dcs.uni.lu).
The selected candidate will be part of the Collaborative and Socio-Technical Systems group (COaST). Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Steffen Rothkugel, the candidate will carry out research in the context of elearning systems. The ALMA-Yactul ecosystem (https://coast.uni.lu/alma/) uses Semantic Web technologies, such as ontologies and Knowledge Graphs to provide scaffolding support to students. Among others, it comprises a gamified student response system and an enhanced sketchnoting application. Using this as a starting point, the candidate shall research different opportunities for personalisation and collaboration in next-generation e-learning systems. These may also include augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality approaches, supported by the cutting-edge technology in the VR/AR Lab of the COaST group.
The candidate's tasks include:
The candidate should be a self-motivated, critically-reflecting team worker and possess:
Applications written in English should be submitted online and include:
We ensure a full consideration for applications received by October 1, 2021.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
|Title||Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in Computer Science|
|Employer||University of Luxembourg|
|Job location||6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg|
|Published||July 30, 2021|
|Application deadline||October 1, 2021|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Informatics,   Information Science,   Algorithms,   Artificial Intelligence,   Artificial Neural Network,   Computer and Society,   Computer Architecture,   Computer Communications (Networks),   Computer Graphics,    and 21 more. Cyber Security,   Computing in Mathematics, Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine,   Computing in Social science, Arts and Humanities,   Data Mining,   Data Structures,   Databases,   Distributed Computing,   Human-computer Interaction,   Information Systems (Business Informatics),   Operating Systems,   Parallel Computing,   Programming Languages,   Quantum Computing,   Software Engineering,   Theory of Computation,   Computational Sciences,   Game Design,   Big Data,   Machine Learning,   Machine Vision,   Computer Vision  |