Fully funded short term visit for Computer Science PhD students on Hardware Reliability

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    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)


As part of a scheme to promote international cooperation and the dissemination of knowledge, the Department of Computer Systems at TalTech (https://www.taltech.ee/en/), offers 1-10 month research and study visits included plane tickets and monthly payment for international PhD students on topic of Hardware Reliability or any related field.

Eligibility requirement:

-reside in a country other than Estonia

-be enrolled in a doctoral program offered by an educational institution recognized by that country’s authorities

-not be enrolled as a student in a higher education institution of Estonia when the application is submitted

-stay in Estonia during the period for which the scholarship has been granted

-resume studies in his/her home country after the end of the grant period.

Each eligible student will receive:

-accommodation allowance 660€ per month

-a fixed transport allowance, which depends on the distance of residence from Estonia

How to apply:

The program will be under the supervision of Dr. Tara Ghasempouri. Please submit your CV by email (tara.ghasempouri@taltech.ee) using the subject ‘PhD short term visit’. Candidates with adequate backgrounds will be invited to interview over Skype. The starting date is negotiable but preferably immediate start.

Deadline for sending CV is 30-November-2020.

Technical requirements:

candidates must have the following at the moment:

- Being a PhD student in Computer Architecture, Computer Systems, Hardware Design or related field

- Ability to describe RTL designs (preferably in Verilog)

- Ability to write C++/python scripts for building small EDA tools

Other skills are considered a plus:

- Familiarity with the concept of verification and assertions

- Hands-on experience with data mining

- Familiarity with natural language processing

- Familiarity with neural network

- Familiarity with machine learning

- Hands-on experience with online monitoring

- Publication(s) in topics related to verification, design understanding, reliability

About TalTech and the Department of Computer Systems:

Founded in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship university of Engineering and Technology in Estonia. It is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and is currently the most international university in the country with around 1600 international degree students coming from over 90 different countries. TalTech offers 4 Bachelor’s and 15 Master’s programs taught in English. TalTech is ranked 601–650 in the QS World University Ranking.

Selected candidates will join the Department of Computer Systems (https://www.ttu.ee/?id=148265), located on the main TalTech campus. The Department also hosts strong research in the area of circuit reliability, fault tolerance, verification, and test. The department fosters a collaborative environment for research and encourages exploration of cross-disciplinary topics.

To find out more about life and work in Estonia, please visit: https://www.visitestonia.com/en/ and https://www.workinestonia.com/


About Estonia:

Estonia is a true digital society. In just 20 years, Estonia has become one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. Some of the fastest broadband speeds in the world are widely available across the country. But more importantly, so is the wireless Internet which covers everything.

In Estonia you are never more than a 30-minute drive away from a forest or a lake. The living environment is very clean, relaxed and safe. According to the World Health Organization, Estonia has the best overall air quality in the entire world. In Estonia you take a lifetime to enjoy all the galleries, theatres, concerts, festivals, markets, fairs and beaches this country has to offer.




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