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ESR08 Fellowship: “Application and development of computational intelligence methodologies in analyzing archaeological data”

Fellowship Title and ID code

Marie Curie Early Stage Research Fellowship (ESR08) at G.M EuroCy Innovations LTD (Nicosia, Cyprus), in cooperation with the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus.

Title of Research Project

Application and development of computational intelligence methodologies in analyzing archaeological data

Fellowship Description

The main scope of the research project is to investigate, design, implement and use intelligent algorithms to facilitate archaeological research and archaeometry, in analyzing, classifying and making sense out of large quantities of structured and semi-structured data. The Fellow (PhD student) is expected to undertake research in the broad area of computational intelligence (pattern recognition, neural networks, statistical and adaptive learning, optimization etc.) and collaborate with the academic and industrial partners in the NARNIA network and beyond, to exploit the research outcomes.

Academic Requirements

Eligible applicants for this Fellowship (equivalent to a PhD position) must be in possession of a Master or a BSc degree, in the field of Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Computer Science or Information Technology Science or Physics, or any other equivalent subject. Background in archaeology and/or archaeometry is not mandatory, however, it will be considered as an advantage.

It is required that the degree has been acquired not more than 4 years earlier to the envisaged starting date.

Marie Curie ITN programs mobility requirement

At the time of the selection, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Cyprus for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the starting date.

Duration of fellowship

3 years – starting from October 2011.

Submitting an application

Deadline for Fellowship application: 07 October 2011

1. Applicants should contact Mr. George Milis (details provided below) via email, attaching their CV and a cover letter including a brief description of the reason they apply for the specific fellowship.

2. In parallel to the Fellowship application, the candidates must apply for admission in the PhD program in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus. The deadline for the PhD application is the 31 October 2011. (please, check also the information at http://www.ucy.ac.cy/goto/ece/en-US/GeneralInfo1.aspx)

Financial regime

The fellowship covers tuition fees and monthly salary in line with the FP7-PEOPLE-2010-ITN (http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/understanding/marie-curieinbrief/home_en.html). The annual salary amounts to 29.625 gross.

Contact persons

Mr. George Milis (George.milis@eurocyinnovations.com ), G.M EuroCy Innovations LTD

More information on NARNIA

http://www.narnia-itn.eu

More information on G.M EUROCY INNOVATIONS LTD and the University of Cyprus

http://www.eurocyinnovations.com

http://www.ucy.ac.cy (http://www.kios.ucy.ac.cy )