department of informatics

PhD Open Positions (IS Research Group/SENESCYT) - Application Form

The Information Systems Research Group at the University of Fribourg together with the Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of Ecuador (SENESCYT) is offering two grants for Ecuadorian students pursuing PhD studies to work on the following topics:

  • Graph-Based Recommender Systems for eParticipation. A description of the position and grant offered is available here.  
  • Graph-Based Health Recommender Systems (GBHRS). A description of the position and grant offered is available here

Candidates must provide the following information by November 30, 2017:

Full name of applicant. 

Email address to contact the applicant. 

Upload the CV of applicant in PDF format (5M max)

Upload a transcript of results for all undergraduate level modules in PDF format (5M max)

Upload a transcript of results for the MSc level in PDF format (5M max)

A transcript of results for all English courses/examinations (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), proficiency exams, etc. (5M max))

One-page abstract describing final year undergraduate project (5M max)

One-page abstract describing MSc project (5M max)

One-page abstract describing relevant work experience (5M max)

Motivation letter explaining interest in research, referring explicitly to one or more of the areas listed in the description of the open positions (5M max)

Three emails (separated by comas) of contacts willing to provide a recommendation letter. Do not submit the recommendation letter, contact information only.

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