Applications are invited for PhD scholarships in mobile information sharing research at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on a cutting-edge mobile interactive digital media project that involves gameplay and information sharing. Potential areas of research include:
* Mobile game design and development for information sharing
* User interface design and evaluation
* Modeling mobile information seeking
* Mobile data management
* Information retrieval and mining techniques
* Mobility and management of information systems
* Social, psychological and organizational impact studies
Ideal candidates would have a good Master`s degree in computer science, information systems, information science, or fields relevant to the above research areas. They should have good communication skills in English and be motivated to carry out research in one or more of the above areas. They should also preferably have some mobile applications development and/or data analysis experience. GRE scores are also required for candidates whose degrees are not awarded from a Singapore-based university.
Scholarships are available for the August 2009 semester. Successful candidates will be awarded a four-year scholarship plus a monthly stipend.
For more information about the graduate programs at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, please visit:
Potential applicants should send a CV with publication list and academic transcripts to:
Dr Dion Goh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director, MSc Information Systems Program
Division of Information Studies
School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University
31 Nanyang Link
Phone: (65) 6790-6290
Fax: (65) 6791-5214