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18 aug 2014
Postdoctoral Researcher Positions at FORTH

The Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) invites talented and motivated candidates with appropriate expertise to express their interest in the positions available in the project “Developing the foundations for modeling and analysis of spectrum markets” (CoRLAB), funded by a Research Excellence grant (GSRT/ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ). 

2 Positions of Postdoctoral Researcher

The work focuses on the analysis and assessment of wireless network markets and services. Topics include modeling the quality of experience of telecom services, analysis of incentives for adopting certain services/technologies, evaluation of partnerships between service providers and/or users, analysis of resource sharing mechanisms, assessment of the knowledge of quality of experience of a service on a market. 

Require qualifications 

  • B.Sc/B.S in Computer Science or in a related field

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or in a related field

  • Completed military service (for male candidates)

  • In-depth understanding of wireless networks and communications (e.g., in the design and analysis of network systems)

  • Experience with EU projects (e.g., participation and proposal writing)

  • Knowledge of network economics

  • Good knowledge of programming 

Employment 

The successful postdoctoral candidate(s) will be offered a contract for one year. 

Application 

Interested parties are invited to submit their application by August 31st, 2014.

Their application should include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)

  • Copy of their academic diplomas/certificates

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Certificates of work experience

The application should be sent via email to Ms. Chrysoula Iliaki (chrys@ics.forth.gr)
For more information about the position and the application, please email to chrys@ics.forth.gr

More information about the technical aspects of CoRLAB can be found at:
http://www.ics.forth.gr/mobile/

07 mar 2014
PhD Position in "Internet of Things and Big Data" at Chalmers

PhD Position in "Internet of Things and Big Data" at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Application deadline: April 15, 2014

http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=1963

As PhD student you will join the Networks and Systems division and work at the intersection of Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data Analysis. The Internet of Things enables an increasing connectivity of everyday devices and objects. These connected devices provide us with new insights into our daily life and we rely on Big Data Analysis to extract these insights. The overall aim of this PhD position is to develop new mechanisms and applications for the Internet of Things and combine these with Big Data Analysis to enable, for example, sustainable living in future, smart cities. A special focus shall be put on Internet of Things at metropolitan-scale, information security and privacy, near real-time data-stream analysis and energy-efficient networks.

Your major responsibility as a PhD student is to pursue your own doctoral studies. You are expected to develop your own scientific concepts and communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing. The position generally also includes teaching on Chalmers' undergraduate level or performing other duties corresponding to 20 per cent of working hours.

To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a master's level degree corresponding to at least 240 higher education credits in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or in a related discipline. As for all PhD studies, a genuine interest and curiosity in the subject matter and excellent analytical and communication skills, both oral and written, are needed.

The ideal candidate for the position has a strong background in distributed and networked systems. Further background in cyber physical systems, information security, or data science is helpful. You may apply even if you have not completed your degree, but expect to do so before the position starts. Knowledge of Swedish is not a prerequisite for applying since English is our working language for research, and we publish internationally. Both Swedish and English are used in undergraduate courses. Our researchers and PhD students at the department come from more than 30 different countries.

Salary for the position is as specified in Chalmers' general agreement for PhD student positions. Currently the starting salary is 26,250SEK per month before tax. The position is limited to a maximum of five years. The position is intended to start in summer 2014, but a different start could also be arranged.

Gothenburg is often referred to as the "heart of Scandinavia". The video below gives an impression what it's like to live and study in Gothenburg: http://youtu.be/0WrlGlSyS1c

Please see here for a detailed position description, contact details, and information on how to apply:
http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=1963

12 feb 2014
Post-doc position on mobile platform security

The Secure Systems group at the University of Helsinki and Aalto University is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in platform security.

About the position

Securing end systems such as mobile devices, laptops and servers is critical in the design of any distributed system.  The basis for end system security are the security enablers at the hardware, operating system and middleware levels and their effective inter-operation.

The postdoctoral researcher selected for this position will have the opportunity define the research agenda in this research theme together with Prof. Asokan.  The position is initially for one year.  But as this area is one of the two main thrusts for the group, the appointment can be extended by another 1-2 years for the right candidate.

The selected candidate can join the group as soon as possible.

Qualifications

  • you have a solid background and hands-on experience various aspects  of platform security: you are familiar with one or more of the  following technologies: trusted execution environments, hardware security, OS design principles, OS virtualization, mobile platform security architectures.
  • you have prior research experience in some aspect of OS or hardware security as evidenced by your publications in top notch system security venues.
  • you are excited about applying these skills to solve practical problems.
  • you are eager write code and run experiments to test your ideas.

If you are interested in this opportunity, drop a message to Prof. Asokan at asokan@acm.org with your current CV and a description of why you think you fit this position.