[PET] Post-Doctoral Position in Privacy and Security at EPFL, Switzerland
jean-pierre.hubaux at epfl.ch
Mon Jun 6 09:53:27 BST 2016
We are recruiting a post-doctoral researcher in the area of data privacy and security, with an emphasis on health-related data (including genomic data).
The detailed description of the position can be found here:
Required Skills and Expertise:
• Very good knowledge of written and spoken English (French is not required)
• Strong background in security, privacy, and applied cryptography (some familiarity with homomorphic encryption, secure multi-party computation, or hardware security would be welcome)
• Some background in databases, statistics, networking, electronic health records, genomics, game theory, microeconomics, or machine learning would be an asset
• Strong analytical skills
• Good knowledge of languages and tools such as C, C++, Java, Go, Python, and MATLAB
Education: a PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, communication systems, computer engineering, or a similar area; with a strong publication track record in information security and privacy.
Mission: The contribution to the research efforts of the group will involve many interactions with PhD and undergraduate students, senior researchers, and external partners (from industry, academia, and hospitals); some participation in teaching is also expected. The research activities will include notably the design and the validation of protocols and algorithms.
Annual Salary: CHF 80’000 (around US$ 80’000) and above, based on experience.
If you are interested in this position and believe that you qualify, please prepare a cover letter, a research statement (including, notably, how you would contribute to our activities), a résumé with a list of publications (please highlight the two most relevant ones), and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references. Please upload your application material at:
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by June 15, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled. Anticipation is recommended, as applications will be processed when submitted. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually for interviews.
For questions about this position, please write to: jean-pierre.hubaux at epfl.ch . Please mention "Application to Post-doctoral Position LCA1-2016" in the title of your e-mail.
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