2 PhD positions
1. Security mechanisms in Internet of Things
2. Wireless localization
Starting date of the two fundings are 2015-09,
Please send your application as soon as possible.
The candidate should have a first class or upper second class honours
degree, or a master’s degree (or equivalent qualification), in Computer
Science or Electrical Engineering （preferably with focus on Security,
Embedded System, or Networks）. Evidence of good spoken and written English
is essential. The candidate should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, or
an equivalent qualification, if the first language is not English. This
position is open to all qualified candidates irrespective of nationality.
The student will be awarded a PhD degree from the University of Liverpool
(UK) upon successful completion of the program.
The PhD studentship is available for three years subject to satisfactory
progress by the student. The award covers tuition fees for three years
(currently equivalent to RMB 80,000 per annum) and provides a monthly
stipend of 3500 RMB as a contribution to living expenses. It also provides
up to RMB 16,500 to allow participation at international conferences during
the period of the award. It is a condition of the award that holders of
XJTLU PhD scholarships carry out 300-500 hours of teaching assistance work
per year. The scholarship holder is expected to carry out the major part of
his or her research at XJTLU in Suzhou, China. However, he or she is
eligible for a research study visit to the University of Liverpool of up to
three months, if this is required by the project.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants are advised to email the following documents to
Doctoralstudies@xjtlu.edu.cn (please put the project title and primary
supervisor’s name in the subject line).
2 Two reference letters
3 Personal statement outlining your interest in the position
4 Proof of English language proficiency (an IELTS score of above 6.5 or
equivalent is required
5 Verified school transcripts in both Chinese and English (for
international students, only the English version is required)
6 Verified certificates of education qualifications in both Chinese and
English (for international students, only the English version is required)