Faculty of Information Technology,
University of Technology Sydney

PhD studentships [3 years fixed term]-- up to $32,000 per annum

Applications are invited for a number of full-time PhD studentships in the areas of network mining [a new branch of unstructured datamining], e-negotiation and multiagent systems in the eMarkets Group of the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney. The Faculty has a vibrant research culture with strong emphasis on basic research, and on applied research in collaboration with industry partners. The e-Markets Research Group (http://research.it.uts.edu.au/emarkets) has funding from two ARC Discovery Grants, and a Linkage Grant with the international telecommunications company Alcatel (France). The e-Markets Group focusses on developing Artificial Intelligence techniques for deployment in distributed market-based applications including, but not limited to, next-generation communications networks.

The total scholarship support per studentship is negotiable up to 32K. Students, who have already been granted postgraduate awards are particularly encouraged to apply as negotiable top-ups are available.

The successful applicant is expected to have a solid background in Computer Science and Information Technology and a sustained interest in multidisciplinary research in applied artificial intelligence particularly: multiagent systems, e-negotiation, data mining, network mining and network analysis, understanding of complexity issues, and interaction with the researchers in the fields. Applicants should have a good academic record with a demonstrable capacity for research and should be willing to work to deadlines in a dynamic team.

If you are interested, please, send CV, transcripts, and samples of research and development work to

Associate Professor Simeon J. Simoff
email: simeon@it.uts.edu.au
Voice: +61 2 9514 1103
Fax: +61 2 9514 1807