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Funded PhD available (UK): CVE/OO
This position was previously advertised and filled but for reasons
unrelated to the project has become vacant again.
This ad is on WWW at http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/Research/MRG/advert.html
* Eligibility restrictions apply for non-UK residents. For more *
* info see http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/Research/MRG/advert-overseas.html *
Funded PhD Studentship in Collaborative Virtual Environments for
Distributed Software Engineering
School of Computing Sciences
De Montfort University, Leicester
in collaboration with
British Telecom Research Laboratories
Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
Applications are invited for a funded 3-year full-time PhD research
studentship tenable at the Department of Computer Science, De Montfort
University, Leicester. The focus of the work is in investigating
distributed collaborative working environments for software engineering.
Applicants should hold a first or upper-second class honours degree, MSc
or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related
discipline. Experience of Java, C++ or other OO programming language is
required. Knowledge of distributed object technologies (such as CORBA),
CSCW, Virtual Environments, MOO/MUDs or UNIX is preferred.
The successful candidate will work on a joint project with British
Telecom investigating the use of collaborative virtual environments to
support distributed software engineering. Work will be undertaken at De
Montfort University's Leicester campus, although the candidate will be
expected to spend at least 3 months in total at BT's research labs in
The position is funded by an EPSRC Industrial CASE Award, and
remuneration will be according to standard EPSRC maintenance grant rates,
supplemented by a significant contribution from BT.
Applicants should send a detailed CV by fax, post or e-mail (ASCII, RTF
or PostScript only; non-ASCII as MIME or uuencoded), to arrive no later
than 19th September 1996. CVs must include contact details of at least
two referees (e-mail or telephone). Informal enquiries are also welcome.
Interviews will be held in Leicester on 24th September (provisional
The successful candidate must be able to take up the studentship on or
before 1st October 1996.
Department of Computer Science
De Montfort University
Leicester LE1 9BH
Tel: 0116 257-7498 (direct line)
Fax: 0116 254-1891
Chris Hand, Senior Lecturer | Dept of Computer Science,
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | De Montfort University, The Gateway
WWW: http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/~cph/ | LEICESTER, UK LE1 9BH
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