I am seeking expressions of interest for PhD scholarships in the School of 
Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne in the areas 
of Artificial Intelligence, Optimisation and Datamining.

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among 
the leading universities in the world, holding the number 1 spot in Australia. 
The School of Computing and Information Systems is an international research 
leader in computer science and information systems. In this discipline, the 
School was ranked number 1 in Australia and 14th in the world in the 2018 QS 
World University Ranking exercise.
These scholarships include a tax-free living allowance of $30,600 per year 
(2019 rate) for up to 3.5 years. There is potential for the applicants to earn 
additional money through assistance in undergraduate teaching, and top-up 
scholarship options are also available.  These scholarships are available to 
applicants of any nationality, who will also be exempt from the full tuition 
fee costs for the duration of candidature. See this link for more information 
on the scholarship: 
I am looking for candidates in the top 5% of their graduating cohort, or with 
an overall result in the top echelon for their degree. e.g. H1 (80-100%), High 
Distinction, A, 3.5 out of 4 GPA etc. Students should have completed a master’s 
degree that included a research project/thesis that accounts for at least 25% 
of one year's work in a relevant discipline. Please see these pages for further 
details regarding entry requirements: 
To express your interest in these PhD Scholarships please send your CV 
including details of two referees, a full copy of your academic transcripts 
(Bachelor and Master) and a one-page cover letter which outlines your research 
skills, experience and why this PhD opportunity interests you to 
uwe.aicke...@unimelb.edu.au. Suitable applicants will be contacted for an 
interview and given further instructions how to submit a formal application.

Closing Dates for Expressions of Interest for 2019: 31 July 2018

Uwe Aickelin

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