The FORA ETN was specifically created to boost your research career; read here about the benefits. See below which PhD positions are still open.

  • Earliest start date: Oct. 1st, 2017.
  • Latest start date: April 1st, 2018.

You will be hired with an employment contract at the host institutions (thus covered by the social security scheme of the host country) and, upon successful graduation, will be awarded a PhD degree from the university where you are enrolled for the PhD studies.

The salary before tax is composed of: Living allowance €3,110 per month (€37,320/year),  Mobility allowance €600 per month, and a Family Allowance of €500 per month. The family status of a researcher will be determined at the date of their (first) recruitment. For details, see Section 5 of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Innovative Training Networks (ITN) Guide.

You will be part of the FORA team of 15 PhD students and their advisors doing multidisciplinary research. We’re looking for people with a wide variety of backgrounds: on computer science (algorithms), software engineering (Cloud Computing, service-oriented computing, middleware, distributed systems), computer engineering (hardware design and computer architecture) and industrial automation and control (distributed automation, robotics, control algorithms), as well as data science (machine learning). Read about the planned research in FORA. Each position lists its own specific requirements, besides the general mandatory requirements.

1Fog Node: virtualization and wired communicationTTTechAustriaopen
2Resource separation mechanisms for Fog NodesTUKLGermanyopen
3Open source Fog Node: hardware support for virtualizationDTUDenmarkre-opened
4Timely and ultra-reliable wireless communications for mobile Fog networksMDHSwedenopen
5Dependability Services for Fog Computing InfrastructureMDHSwedenopen
6Distributed Fog MiddlewareTU ViennaAustriaopen
7Machine interoperability: OPC UA/DDS GatewayTU ViennaAustriaopen
8Fog configuration for critical control applicationsDTUDenmarkre-opened
9Resource management for dependable industrial applicationsMDHSwedenopen
10Quality of Service aware Resource Provisioning in Edge ComputingTU ViennaAustriaopen
11Fog Computing SecurityDTUDenmarkfilled
12Virtualization-based continuous monitoring services for securitySYSGOGermanyfilled
13Safety assurance of Fog-based industrial systemsMDHSwedenopen
14Distributed real-time operational data analyticsDTUDenmarkre-opened
15Microservices-based app modeling and developmentABBSwedenopen