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Second call for WASP Industrial PhD students

Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is now offering up to 17 industrial doctoral student positions at the five partner universities. Application deadline is 31 March 2017.


Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, and provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden’s leading technology companies. The program addresses research on autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems-of-systems. WASP’s key value is research excellence in autonomous systems and software for the benefit of Swedish industry.

The graduate school within WASP is dedicated to provide the skills needed to analyze, develop, and contribute to the interdisciplinary area of autonomous systems and software. Through an ambitious program with research visits, partner universities, and visiting lecturers, the graduate school actively supports forming a strong multi-disciplinary and international professional network between PhD-students, researchers and industry.

The graduate school provides added value on top of the existing PhD programs at the partner universities, providing unique opportunities for students who are dedicated to achieving international research excellence with industrial relevance. Further information about WASP Graduate School can be found here.

Open positions
We are now (2017 January 24) offering up to 17 industrial doctoral student positions at the five partner universities Chalmers, KTH, Linköping university, Lund University and Umeå University. Contact persons for respective university can be found at WASP-Sweden.se/contact.

Contact at Chalmers: David Sands, Phone: +46 31 772 1059, E-mail: dave@chalmers.se


Guidelines for WASP Industrial doctoral student positions
There are a set of guidelines for WASP Industrial PhD students that are important to consider during the application process. The guidelines (in Swedish) can be found here.

Application process
The application should be written in a dedicated application form and submitted jointly by the industry and university. The form is available here.The form together with requested CVs and a course transcript for the industrial doctoral student, as stated in the form, should be sent to position@WASP-Sweden.se no later than 2017-03-31.

Timetable
2017-03-31   Application deadline
2017-06-08  Decision
2017-08-01  Earliest start

Published: Wed 25 Jan 2017.