City University of London Doctoral Studentships 2020
Applications are hereby invited for Doctoral Studentship in the Department of Computer Science, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering (SMCSE) at City, University of London is offering two full-time, three-year doctoral studentships for entry in October 2020/2021 academic session.
- August 9, 2020
- International Students
To be taken at (country):
- City University of London, UK
This studentship is offered within a research collaboration between The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), ENSTA Paris and SMCSE under the UK-France Joint Research PhD programme on the project “Free Energy Principle as Drive for Adaptative Cognitive Architectures”. This project is focused on the design, implementation and evaluation of neural architectures for Artificial General Intelligence and Robotics
£18,000 per year & Travel budget
School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering (SMCSE)
Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Candidates are expected to acquire the following eligibility criteria for the City University of London Doctoral Studentships 2020;
Candidates must be an international student
Hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence. Exceptionally, we can consider applications from those with a good Master’s degree in a relevant subject or extensive professional experience in the area of the proposed research
Be proficient in Python, have a strong experience in Deep Learning, and in-depth understanding of Mathematics for AI
Have an interest in behavioural neuroscience (learning theory, computational cognitive science)
Be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of oral and written English
English Language Requirement:
Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must meet at least one of the following: A minimum IELTS overall score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components, a minimum TOEFL total score of 99, with a minimum of 22 in each of the four components, the award of a Master’s degree from an English speaking country.
Application Procedures for City University of London Doctoral Studentships 2020
Applications are welcome from individuals wishing to pursue research in the project. You are encouraged to discuss your application in advance with Dr Michael Garcia-Ortiz (Michael.Garcia-Ortiz@city.ac.uk).
The online application can be found in the How to apply section on the Computer Science research degree page on the official site and should include the following documents:
Document Requirements: Copies of Degree Certificates and Transcripts in official English translation – original will be requested before an offer is made, Official work e-mail addresses (not private ones) for two referees (one of which must be an academic), Proof of English Language proficiency, Personal CV, Personal Statement.
Please identify the project “Free Energy Principle as Drive for Adaptative Cognitive Architectures” in your application.
For further information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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