IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for PhD
positions in the Systems Science program, and specifically for its Computer
Science and Systems Engineering <https://www.imtlucca.it/en/pr
We carry out foundational, applied, and interdisciplinary research on the
modeling and analysis of systems, broadly construed. The SYSMA <http://sysma.imtlucca.it/> research unit welcomes applications from
candidates in Computer Science with an interest in any of the following
- cloud computing;
- computational methods for the analysis of cyber-physical systems;
- modeling and verification of concurrent, distributed, and self-adaptive
- program analysis;
- smart contracts and blockchain technology;
- software performance evaluation.
A non-exhaustive list of suggested PhD topics is available here <https://sysma.imtlucca.it/phd
warmly encouraged to get in touch with members <https://sysma.imtlucca.it/peo
The scholarship is for 4 years and consists of grant amounting to € 15,300
gross/year, in addition to free accommodation and board at the IMT Campus <https://www.imtlucca.it/en/ca
possibility to defend their thesis from the beginning of the fourth year of
the program, but no earlier as per Italian legislation.
The initial start date of the PhD program is 1 November 2019. The working
language at IMT is English.
Application deadline is 23 April 2019. Note that candidates who have not
obtained their undergraduate degree by the deadline can still apply, and
can be admitted if they graduate no later than 31 October 2019.
Applications must be submitted through the online form at: