Canada : Ph.D. Position in Information Studies

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Description: The iSchool (Faculty of Information) at the University of Toronto is now accepting applications for the Ph.D. in Information Studies program, starting in September 2014. Successful candidates will become members of the Database Management group (iDB) within the iSchool.

Eligibility: Students with an MSc degree and a strong background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields are particularly encouraged to apply.

Prospective areas of research include but are not limited to:
– structure discovery in large datasets;
– big data generation techniques;
– predictive analytics in text;
– information extraction; Ph.D.

Supervisor: Work will be supervised by Prof. Periklis Andritsos ( The Faculty of Information provides a rich, research-intensive environment in which to conduct doctoral studies.

More information: about the Degree Requirements can be found at: More information about the research areas can be obtained by contacting Prof. Andritsos by e-mail at Information about the application process can be obtained by visiting Do not hesitate to contact if you have questions and learn more about us at: Additional information can also be applied at:


Application Deadline : 6 January 2014

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