[PET] PhD Position in Privacy at the IMDEA Software Institute

Carmela Troncoso carmela.troncoso at imdea.org
Thu Mar 17 18:07:57 GMT 2016


we are looking for a PhD student to work on a Privacy-related project at 
the IMDEA Software Institute in Madrid.

The job announcement is below, and can also be found here: 

Please forward it to any student who might be potentially interested.

Many thanks in advance,


Applications are open for a PhD position in the field of privacy 
enhancing technologies with the Security Group of the IMDEA Software 
Institute (http://software.imdea.org/). The successful applicant can 
start from April 2016.

Candidates should either have graduated in Computer Science, 
Engineering, Mathematics or a related MSc course. A good engineering 
mathematics background and a strong interest in Security and Privacy is 
necessary. Inquisitiveness, commitment, and a critical attitude is 
expected. The working language at the institute is English, and 
candidates can be of any nationality.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Dr. Carmela 
Troncoso on the design and evaluation of privacy-preserving systems. The 
project will tackle the definition of privacy metrics, the development 
of techniques to compute them and their integration in the design and 
engineering of privacy enhancing technologies.

The IMDEA Software Institute is based in Madrid, Spain. The typical 
duration of a PhD grant at the IMDEA Software Institute is between 3 and 
5 years and salaries are internationally competitive, including 
attractive conditions such as access to an excellent public healthcare 

Applicants interested in the position should send an email to Carmela 
Troncoso and submit the application documents at 
https://careers.imdea.org/software/. Review of applications starts 
immediately until the position is filled. The application requires:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Motivation letter describing at least one research question you would 
like to work on
• Names (and e-mail) of 3 persons that can provide references about you 
and your work

For any question contact: carmela.troncoso at imdea.org

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