The Information Systems Research Group is offering a fully funded D.Phil position in Oxford University's Computing Laboratory. This position is associated with the EPSRC project "Enforcement of Constraints on XML Streams", under the supervision of Professor Michael Benedikt, which will deal with issues in XML integrity-constraints and stream processing.
The studentship is fully funded (at EU fees level - overseas candidates will need supplementary funding) for 3 ½ years from 1st January, 2009. Students applying for admittance with a start date of 1st October, 2009 will receive a guarantee of 3 years funding. It includes a stipend of at least £12,940 per year as well as provision for travel to conferences.
Candidates must satisfy the usual requirements http://web.comlab.ox.ac.uk/oucl/prospective/dphil/dphil-criteria.pdf for studying for a doctorate at Oxford. In addition, the student should be skilled in theoretical computer science; applicants looking to work in database systems should have a strong background in databases in addition to solid systems-building skills.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 20th February, 2009 and you should see below for further information and how to apply. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
Further Information and how to apply can be found here: