[PET] Immediate Opening for Privacy/Security Postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University
acquisti at andrew.cmu.edu
Mon Jul 2 22:26:39 BST 2012
The CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory and Heinz College at
Carnegie Mellon University have an immediate opening for a post doctoral
to work on a four-year project that will have unprecedented
access to and explore in-depth privacy and security-related behavior from a
large panel of
home computer users.
This is an interdisciplinary project. It involves interacting with other
and students with diverse (economics, behavioral, and computer science)
backgrounds. The ideal candidate would have experience doing research in
usable security, security economics, behavioral decision making, or a
field. In addition, the ideal candidate should have substantial systems
programming skills, including knowledge of Windows internals. Strong Java
background a must. Candidates are expected to be capable of working under
limited supervision and should have strong communication skills. The
successful candidate is expected to publish papers in top-level journals and
conferences along with other faculty and students. The postdoc will work
professors Lorrie Cranor, Nicolas Christin, Alessandro Acquisti, and Rahul
Telang at Carnegie Mellon.
The initial appointment is for one year with option of renewal for another
one to three years. The start date is negotiable, but ideally no later than
October 1, 2012. Carnegie Mellon offers competitive salaries and benefits.
Interested candidates should forward their resume along with the names of
three references to Lorrie Cranor <lorrie at cmu.edu>.
CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory
Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
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