Funded PhD Studentship Available

Chris Hand cph at
Wed Nov 29 23:05:53 UTC 1995

This position was previously advertised and filled in August/September 1995,
but for reasons unrelated to the project has recently become vacant again.

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      PhD Studentship in Collaborative Virtual Environments for
		   Distributed Software Engineering

		     School of Computing Sciences
		  De Montfort University, Leicester

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD research studentship tenable
at the Department of Computer Science, De Montfort University,

Applicants should hold a first or upper-second class honours degree,
MSc or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related
discipline, and must have 2 years' practical experience of OO
analysis, design and software development, along with knowledge of at
least one OOPL, preferably Smalltalk or SELF.  Experience with UNIX
software development and MOO would be beneficial, as would knowledge
of Distributed Object Technology (eg. CORBA).

The successful candidate will work on a joint project with British
Telecom developing a collaborative virtual environment to support
distributed software engineering.  Work will be undertaken at De
Montfort University's Leicester campus, although the candidate will be
expected to spend at least 3 months in total at BT's research labs in

The position is funded by an EPSRC Industrial CASE Award, and
remuneration will be according to standard EPSRC maintenance grant
rates, supplemented by a contribution from BT.  

Applicants should send a detailed CV by fax, post or e-mail (ASCII or
PostScript only), no later than 31st December 1995.  Informal enquiries are
also welcome.  Interviews will be held in Leicester on January 19th 1996
(provisional date).


    Chris Hand
    Department of Computer Science
    De Montfort University
    The Gateway
    Leicester  LE1 9BH

    Tel: 0116 257-7498  (direct line)
    fax: 0116 254-1891
    E-mail: cph at

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