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University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Sciences invites candidates to apply to Ph.D. Program in Information Science.

** Apply now: http://bit.ly/1GQ7CJZ 
** Learn more: http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/ist/degrees/phd.php
** Application deadline: January 15, 2016
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The University of Pittsburgh is home to one of the top-ranked institutions in Information Sciences in the United States. The School of Information Sciences at Pitt has a rich history of training information professionals for careers in research, teaching and industry.

Students admitted to our PhD programs can expect to receive multiple years of scholarship or funding in the form of research and teaching assistantships. Our generous package includes a full tuition waiver, full medical coverage and a competitive yearly stipend. 

Our PhD program provides each student abundant intellectual guidance from faculty and the experience necessary to establish a strong research career. Graduates of our program hold tenure-track positions at leading universities and are among the leaders in industry and government domains because of the many opportunities available to them during their doctoral studies. Unique highlights of our program include collaboration with cross-disciplinary, cross-institutional, cutting-edge research teams, adequate support for industry internships and for participation in international workshops and conferences. 

Specialized areas of research include (but not limited to) the following:

* Adaptive Web Systems
* Big Data &  Data Mining
* Cloud Computing
* Database Management
* Data Visualization & Visual Analytics
* Decision Support Systems
* Educational Datamining
* Geoinformatics
* Human Robot Interaction
* Information Integration & Fusion
* Information Retrieval & Access
* Information Security & Privacy
* Network Science
* Neural networks
* Personalized Learning Technologies
* Recommender Systems
* Social Computing
* Social Network Analysis
* Spatial Informatics
* Urban Informatics
* Wireless Information Systems

For more details about research, visit: http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/research/


Besides academics, Pittsburgh is a great place for living (http://www.coolpgh.pitt.edu/). The University of Pittsburgh is located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh  a vibrant area home to several universities, public parks, restaurants, libraries and museums all within walking distance!.

Visit our website for more information on the admissions process (http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/ist/degrees/phd-admissions.php). Consider liking our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ischoolpitt) to see what student life is like at the iSchool or follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ischool_pitt) to keep up with important research news and deadlines.


=== Contact ===
If you have any questions about our doctoral programs, please contact:

Shabana Reza ([log in to unmask])
Enrollment Manager
1-800-672-9435


Peter Brusilovsky, Professor
School of Information Sciences and 
Intelligent Systems Program
University of Pittsburgh 
http://www.sis.pitt.edu/~peterb

Editor-in-Chief
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
http://www.computer.org/tlt

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