Call for applications for funded positions in DoCS

The 2016 call for funded positions in DoCS for 1-4 year period starting from 1.1.2017 was closed at the end of September, 2016. Next call for funded positions will be organised in 2017. 

Funded positions in DoCS

Currently, DoCS has 13 funded PhD positions, one of which is shared by two doctoral students. In Call 2016, the positions were given to Jarno Alanko (3 years, 1.1.2017-31.12.2019), Ibbad Hafeez (4 years, 1.1.2017-31.12.2020), Chen He (4 years, 1.1.2017-31.12.2020), Anna Kantosalo (2 years 9 months, 1.1.2017-30.9.2019), Juho Leinonen (4 years, 1.2.2017-31.1.2021), Andreas Niskanen (4 years 1.1.2017-31.12.2020), and Sezin Yaman (1.5 years, 1.1.2017-30.6.2018). These positions are funded by the University of Helsinki, the Faculty of Science, and the Department of Computer Science. In addition to the DoCS positions above, one DoCS student has a position funded by the Research Foundation of the University of Helsinki (Helsingin yliopisto Tiedesäätiö).

Statistics

Statistics on the applications for funded positions in DoCS in different years is given below. Note that one of the accepted students in Call 2015 has a position funded by the Research Foundation of the University of Helsinki, and one of the DoCS positions is shared by two students.

Applications for funded positions in DoCS 2013 2014 2015 2016
# Applications 69 138 88 69
- Female 11 15 15 17
- Male 58 123 73 52
- Finnish 11 17 9 12
- Foreign 58 121 79 57
         
# Accepted 2 2 5 7
- Female 1 0 0 3
- Male 1 2 5 4
- Finnish 2 2 2 4
- Foreign 0 0 3 3