Sunday, January 6, 2019

PhD Positions with Full Scholarships in Data Science @ Dalian University of Technology, China

PhD Positions with Full Scholarships in Data Science @  Dalian University of Technology, China

Deadline for application: 1 Feb 2019.


The Alpha Lab ( at Dalian University of Technology, China conducts interdisciplinary, application-driven academic research in data science, big data, network science, and computational social science. The Lab currently has 50+ PhD and Master students, and has supervised over 10 international PhD students.


We are opening 2 PhD student positions in research areas like data science, big data, network science, computational social science, data analytics, big scholarly data, social network analysis, machine learning, etc. All positions will be coupled to full Chinese Government Scholarships. Basic living allowance will be 3,500 RMB/month, plus Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit. The scholarships are exempt from registration fee, tuition, and fee for basic learning materials. Accommodation on campus will be provided for free. The University will offer excellent working conditions.


Supervisor: Professor Feng XIA (

Working location: Dalian University of Technology @ Dalian, China

Starting date: September 2019

PhD duration: 4 years



1. Applicants shall have a master's degree in related discipline.

2. A good command of the English language (in speaking and in writing) is required.

3. Research experience in related areas is a plus.


Application procedure

Before submitting the full application (to the University), each potential applicant should first send an initial application via email to Dr. Feng Xia ( The application should include a detailed CV (including email addresses of two referees, detailed contact information, etc), and at least two best scientific documents/publications written by yourself (in English). The deadline for applications is 1 Feb 2019. A few candidates will be shortlisted for full application. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. We will not accept applications once the positions are fulfilled.


For further information regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Feng Xia (



Feng XIA, PhD, Professor

ACM/IEEE/CCF Senior Member, AAAS Member

Director, The Alpha Lab (

Deputy Dean (Research), School of Software

Dalian University of Technology

Development Zone, Dalian 116620, China


URL: http://FengXia.NET

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