Department of #Computer #Science Fully Funded #PhD #Studentship in #Ireland

 

Deadline: 10 August 2018
Open to: international students are eligible to apply for this studentship programme
Benefits: fully funded

Description

The Maynooth University Department of Computer Science is inviting applications for PhD Studentship in Computer Vision for Autonomous Vehicles.

The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, commonly known as Maynooth University, is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland.

The candidate should have a very good command of the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Eligibility

International students are eligible to apply for this studentship programme.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or a cognate discipline, with a final grade of 2.1H or higher (or equivalent);
  • Prior modules completed in a selection of the following topics: computer vision, robotics;
  • AI/machine learning;
  • A strong mathematical background;
  • Excellent software development and programming skills, with a strong capability in C++;
  • Experience in working with Linux based systems;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in the following is also desirable:

  • Application of computer vision/ robotics/machine learning to real-world problems (e.g. through previous projects, internships, etc.);
  • Python, Open CV, the Robotics Operating System (ROS), Deep Learning Frameworks (e.g. pytorch, TensorFlow, etc.).

The candidate should have a very good command of the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Benefits

The position is fully funded for 4 years through Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre and includes a competitive stipend, PhD fees (EU level), a generous travel allowance, and funding for associated hardware and software (as part of the wider project).

How to apply?

Applications including a cover letter, full CV, and contact details of two academic referees should be sent to Dr. John McDonald (John.McDonald-at-mu.ie) with the subject line “LERO PhD 08/18”.

For more information, please read the official web page.