Funded PhD Position in Middleware for Data Dissemination

Funded PhD Position in Middleware for Data Dissemination
The group of Networks and Distributed systems at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslois announcing a PhD scholarship in the area of middleware for distributing and disseminating information in large-scale dynamic systems.

The research will be carried out in collaboration with the Computer Systems group of VU University Amsterdam, in particular with the group headed by Prof. Maarten van Steen.

*The closing date for applications is Sep 18, 2010. *

Full version of this announcement including detailed information about the project, position, and application procedures can be found using the following links:


A PhD position is a regular job with social benefits and with salary starting from 383.700 NOK per year.

The position is for the period of three years.


The University of Oslo is Norway's largest and oldest institution of higher education. Founded in 1811, today the University of Oslo has approx. 30,000 students and 4,600 employees. Four Nobel Prize winners and two Turing award recipients indicate the quality of the research at the University in general and at the Department of Informatics in particular.

The country, also known for its unique scenic beauty, has been ranked by the UN as having the highest standard of living in the world. Oslo is considered one of the sunniest places in Northern Europe, with summer temperatures averaging 21 degrees Celsius.


Applicants must have a degree in Computer Science, or in a related study, with excellent results. They must also be able to demonstrate interest in scientific research. The ideal candidate for the position will have strong background in distributed computing.

You may apply if you have not yet completed your degree, but expect to do so before the position starts.

University of Oslo is an equal opportunity employer.

Knowledge of Norwegian is not a prerequisite for application. English is our working language for research. The current PhD students and postdocs in our group are coming from more than 5 different countries.

We expect the candidate to be internationally oriented and willing to do, for example, summer internships abroad.

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