[PET] PET PhD fellowship available in Oslo, Norway

John Borking jborking at xs4all.nl
Sat Sep 5 10:13:20 BST 2009


  Hi Lothar,

Good hearing from you.

Any idea when the first PET WEB II project meeting will take place?

Best regards,

John
Op 4-sep-2009, om 13:36 heeft Lothar Fritsch het volgende geschreven:

> Dear colleagues,
>
> we're opening a position for a PhD student, which is be funded by  
> the PETweb
> II project, and enrolled into an information security PhD program.  
> If you
> happen to know interesting candidates, please feel free to forward the
> information to them.
>
>
> Yours sincerily
>
> Lothar
>
>
>
> PhD research position - Full position in Oslo, Norway
>
> Information Privacy, Identity Management, and Privacy-enhancing  
> Technology
> within the PETweb II project in Oslo, Norway
>
>
> Application deadline: 31.10.2009
> http://www.nr.no/files/common/phd-fellowship-dart-2009.pdf
>
> The Norwegian Computing Center (Norsk Regnesentral, NR) in  
> cooperation with
> the Gjøvik University College (GUC) are looking for a PhD candidate  
> within
> GUC’s Information Security PhD program. The funding is allocated for a
> minimum of  three years in the PETweb II project, financed by the  
> Research
> Council of Norway. The project will run from late 2009 to 2013. The
> candidate will receive a regular 100% work contract with NR, and  
> will be
> enrolled into GUC’s PhD program  for information security.
>
> Research in PETweb II
>
> The choice of an identity management (IDM) approach has severe  
> consequences
> on the way the information system can use, store, combine and possibly
> misuse person-related information. The choice of a scheme for identity
> management and  electronic identifiers and their integration with web
> services is a critical step for IT projects. PETweb II (Privacy- 
> respecting
> Identity Management for
> e-Norge) aims at providing scientific support for such choices, in
> particular by supporting:
>
> -	The analysis of specific technical and regulatory privacy and
> security risks connected to the choice of an identity management  
> approach
>
> -	The development of a reference model for privacy-respecting identity
> management in web services, its design and implementation
>
> -	Research and development of a simulation and modelling method for
> privacy consequences of identity management systems
>
> The PhD candidate will be expected to define a research topic  
> relating to
> the PETweb II project with the advisers, and to participate in the  
> project
> work within the above topics (conceptual work, implementation,  
> evaluation,
> publication  and presentation). Possible research topics can, for  
> example,
> cover these areas:
>
> -	Conceptual work on privacy properties and side effects of IDM
> technology;
>
> -	Technical improvements of IDM, e.g. using privacy enhancing
> technology, to define or improve privacy properties or control and  
> contain
> privacy side effects;
>
> -  	The development and testing of practical metrics for robustness of
> IDM approaches against known security and privacy threats.
>
> The work will be advised by a NR main advisor and a GUC professor as a
> secondary advisor. The PETweb II project has international  
> partners, thus
> occasional travel to meetings and conferences is required. The project
> language is English.
> The ideal candidate has a master-level background in computer science,
> computer engineering or mathematics combined with practical skills in
> programming, software design, office software and groupware.  
> Experience in
> several of these  fields is recommended: Information security,  
> identity
> management, privacy enhancing technology, information flow analysis,
> business process modelling or cryptography.
> The application shall include:
>
> -  	A complete CV
>
> -  	Academic records
>
> -  	A letter of motivation elaborating the reason for seeking a PhD
>
> -  	A description (short abstract) of the Master thesis
>
> -  	List of scientific publications and articles, if available
>
> -  	List of participation in research projects, if available
>
> -	Proof of English skills, if available
>
> -	Other relevant experience, e.g. from a professional career
>
> The application must be submitted by e mail to  
> human.resources at nr.no, as a
> single pdf file with scanned documents as appendices. For further
> information, please consult the following web pages, and take  
> contact with
> the persons listed  below:
>
> -	The PETweb II project:
> http://www.nr.no/pages/dart/project_flyer_petweb2
>
> -	NR – Department of Applied Research in ICT:
> http://www.nr.no/pages/dart/about_dart
>
> -	GUC PhD in Information Security program:
> http://www.hig.no/studietilbud/it/master/phd NR work contract is  
> offered
> under the condition of a successful acceptance into the GUC PhD  
> program
> within two months after signing the work  contract with NR.
>
> Contact persons:
>
> For employment conditions, contract details and job application  
> delivery:
> Human Resources Manager Kari Åse Homme, human.resources at nr.no
>
> For inquiries on the PETweb II project and research topics: Lothar  
> Fritsch,
> Lothar.Fritsch at nr.no
>
>
>
> --
> Dr. Lothar Fritsch, Research Scientist
> Norsk Regnesentral
> Norwegian Computing Center
> Postboks 114, Blindern
> N-0314 Oslo, Norway
> Phone: +47 22852603
> http://www.nr.no/~lothar
> Lothar.Fritsch at NR.no
>
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