The United Nations University – International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) offers PhD Scholarship in Analytical Models for Learning Processes in FLOSS Communities, China.
The study subject is analytical models for learning processes in FLOSS Communities.
The course level is PhD. The scholarship provider is UNU-IIST. The scholarship can be taken at China.
Candidates for the position should have
-a Master degree in computer science, software engineering, or information and communication technology, or in a similar discipline; background and experience in information retrieval, data mining and text mining techniques, machine learning techniques and ontology engineering;
-strong programming ability;
-good English writing ability;
-ability to work both independently and in a team.
Scholarship open for International students as well.
The United Nations University – International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST), located in Macau, is accepting applications for one scholarship as PhD candidate to carry out research as part of a project on Peer-Production Approaches to e-Learning within a collaboration between UNU-IIST, the University of Macau and the University of Pisa, Italy.
The PhD candidate will be directly involved in the analysis of collaborative networks and Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects, with a special focus on the identification and description of learning processes, development of e-learning models based on the peer-production paradigm, definition of pedagogical metrics for such models and continuous monitoring of their implementation as well as benchmarking towards the outcomes of the preliminary data analysis.
You can apply through via email.
Scholarship application deadline is 31 May 2012.
Source:Call for Applications (Education) | UNU-IIST