The Department of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University ( seeking highly motivated and creative students who are eager to get involved in cutting edge research. Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or Computer Engineering and have a solid background on Virtual Reality, and Human-Computer Interaction. Excellent programming skills in C++ or C# are expected and experience in Unity3D is a plus. Fluent communication skills in English are essential. The positions are part of the newly funded Graphics & Entertainment Technology Lab.


Value of Award

Selected PhD candidates will enjoy tuition waiver and a stipend of $1,500/month.


How to apply

Funded graduate positions are available to students of any nationality. For inquiries send an email to Christos Mousas (

Your application should include:
• CV and transcript of grades
• TOEFL (90+) or IELTS (7+) scores
• GRE scores (quantitative part 165+)

Scholarship Page