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Dag Svanæs <[log in to unmask]>
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Dag Svanæs <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:21:12 +0000
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At the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, one PhD scholarship is vacant within the EU research project FARSEEING (“Fall Repository for the design of Smart and self-adaptive Environments prolonging INdependent living”).

The PhD scholarship is offered for a period of 3 years at the Department of Neuroscience (INM) in collaboration with the Department of Computer and Information Science (IDI). The main supervisor will be from IDI. The PhD scholar will do field studies, design and implement prototype systems, and evaluate these in a usability laboratory at the Norwegian Research Centre for Electronic Patient Records (NSEP). We seek a talented, enthusiastic and creative scientist, with a strong commitment to research. Excellent oral and written communication skills are important.

Requirements for the position:
* M.Sc. in computer science or similar
* Experience with user-centred design methods 
* Good programming skills.
* A strong academic record with a weighted average grade of master’s or equivalent education with a grade of B or higher, in accordance with NTNU’s grading system.

Emphasis will also be placed on:
* Experience in user-centred design, ubiquitous and mobile computing, and health informatics
* The candidates’ motivation for the position.
* We are seeking a candidate with the ability to work in teams as well as independently.
* Good Norwegian or Nordic spoken language skills (not a requirement)

If no candidates are found qualified for the PhD position, we will consider changing it to a 2-year PostDoc position. Please contact Professor Dag Svanas ([log in to unmask]) for more information concerning the PostDoc option.

Extended application deadline: November 25th, 2012.

For further information about the position, please contact:
* Professor Dag Svanas, e-mail: [log in to unmask]
* Assoc. professor Jorunn L. Helbostad, e-mail [log in to unmask]

For details see:

Dag Svanaes, Professor
Department of Computer and Information Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway
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