Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Fellowship Position in Switzerland

Check out this fellowship.
DESCRIPTION : Development of optimization algorithms for large scale agent based models of complex physical systems. The emphasis is on stochastic optimization of complex nonlinear problems, as modeled by agents, and their application to traffic simulations.

PREREQUISITES : University degree in any of the following disciplines : Physics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering, Applied Mechanics. PhD studies at ETHZ are conducted in English and a good command of the English language is necessary. ETHZ encourages applications of female candidates.

ENTRANCE : February 2006 or by arrangement.

DURATION OF APPOINTMENT : 3 years (+an eventual 4th year).

FELLOWSHIP : Project funded by the ETH Research Foundation - Fellowships up to
60,000 CHF per year pending on qualifications.

APPLYING : Please send your applications in English by e-mail to :petros@ethz.ch
Please include :
* Curriculum Vitae (including contact information of two references)
* Grades of all University Classes
* A one page statement of your background and research interests
* GRE and TOEFL Scores (if available)


CONTACT : Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos
Institute of Computational Science
Universit├Ątstrasse 6
ETH Zurich
CH-8092, Switzerland

Now try this Google search: "60,000 CHF/year to dollars/month" The result: "60,000 (Swiss francs / year) = 3,795.93 U.S. dollars / month"

Wow. Now that's an attractive fellowship.

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