Doctoral student positions in Aalto/Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ICT network: Doctoral student positions in computer science

The topics for the funded positions listed at Admissions - Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT include several topics related to Bayesian statistics, e.g. “Bayesian workflow for iterative model building” supervised by me. There are many other great topics and supervisors related to Bayesian statistics and probabilistic modeling.

The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities within this area in Finland. The network involves at present over 80 professors and over 200 doctoral students, and the participating units graduate altogether more than 40 new doctors each year.

The participating units of HICT have currently funding available for qualified doctoral students. We offer an exciting opportunity to join world-class research groups, with multiple research projects to choose from. The activities of HICT and the themes of open positions are structured along five research area specific tracks:

Algorithms and machine learning
Life science informatics
Networks, networked systems and services
Software and service engineering and systems
User centered and creative technologies

If you wish to be considered as a new doctoral student in HICT you can apply to one or a number of doctoral student positions. We actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

For more information, please see the list of positions and detailed information on the application process at: Admissions - Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT

The online application form closes August 16, 2021 at midnight Finnish time (23:59 EET, Eastern European Time).

The quality of research and education in both HICT universities is world-class. You will receive high-quality training, personal supervision, and guidance, which will provide an excellent start to an academic career. The Helsinki Metropolitan area is a comfortable place where services are close by and public transport works excellently. In terms of the living environment, Helsinki has consistently ranked as vibrant and safe city, and it is surrounded by beautiful nature. Helsinki is currently in the fifth place in the world’s startup city comparison (Valuer, 2021). Finland is among the best countries in the world with respect to many quality of life indicators, ranking at the top in education and subjective wellbeing. Furthermore, Finland is the world’s happiest country in 2021 – for the fourth time in a row (World Happiness Report, 2021).