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PhD Position available in the area of Data Engineering, Netherlands


PhD Position available in the area of Data Engineering/Science 'JADS', the novel Graduate School on Data Science and Entrepreneurship, is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated PhD candidate to work on an exceedingly challenging, innovative, and interdisciplinary research project at the intersection of data analytics and data engineering.

JADS ( undertakes innovative, interdisciplinary data science research. We focus on real-world challenges that demand the use of multiple conceptual, methodological and substantive approaches. The graduate school will deliver entrepreneurial and innovative data scientists equally versed in performing cutting-edge scientific research and applying it to the most pressing societal and business challenges in a collaborative ecosystem, stimulating a stream of new scalable (or exponential) business models.

You will have the opportunity to work in an international environment at the brand new JADS campus in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) and collaborate with and visit a number of high-profile researchers from universities and research institutes all over Europe.

Candidate Profile

Candidates should meet the following requirements:
• An excellent Masters degree (avg. over 8/10) in Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely related field;
• Programming skills in languages, such as Python, Java, and, PHP;
• Data science programming skills, such as R, MapReduce/Hadoop/SPARK, HIVE, NoSQL, and, JSON;
• Strong formal background (mathematics, logic, etc.);
• Very good communication and writing skills in English;
• Knowledge and experience within the fields of SOA, cloud computing, data modeling, data engineering, and development skills will be highly rated.

Candidates should be able to work in a collaborative environment with a strong commitment to achieving research excellence.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to send their application to including:
• A cover letter describing yourself and your interests;
• Soft copy of your publications (e.g. masterthesis, conference/workshop/journal papers);
• Your CV;
• Your transcripts;
• Proof of proficiency in English (e.g. TOEFL test or IELTS) if English is not your first language.

The position is available with immediate effect.

Application Deadline : 30 September 2016

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Posted on 2016-09-06 12:32:55

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