Postdoc in Network Security

Royal Institute of Technology School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Postdoc in Network Security

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

We invite applications for post-doctoral research positions with the Networked Systems Security (NSS) group at EECS/SCS. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a very strong background and interest in networked systems security and privacy. Successful candidates will contribute to one of our research areas. The work will be supervised by Prof. Panos Papadimitratos.

The NSS group designs and builds trustworthy networked systems. Our research agenda covers a gamut of security and privacy problems. We have had numerous projects, including European ones, with a large network of industrial and academic collaborators.  Our activities are summarized here: www.eecs.kth.se/nss.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline (With some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume).
  • Significant documented research expertise in network or computer security and/or privacy enhancing technologies.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency, very good communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Strong motivation, ability to work independently.

Preferred qualifications

  • Teaching abilities and documented student supervision.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, notably regarding gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

The application must include:

  1. Cover letter: One-page summary of your application.
  2. Curriculum vitae: A document on all your relevant academic, professional, and other achievements, experience, and knowledge. Maximum five (5) pages.
  3. Statement of purpose: Please discuss: your motivation and research interests, your preparation (studies, technical knowledge, research, experience, etc.), your future goals, and how they relate to and complement research within NSS. Maximum two (2) pages.
  4. Transcripts and degrees: Official documents from your previously attended University-level institutions, with certified translations in English (unless provided so by the issuing institution).
  5. Full list of publications
  6. Representative publications relevant to the application: Up to three (3) documents.
  7. Recommendation letters: Please include detailed contact information for at least three (3) references.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.

Others

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Kista
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2021-3227
Contact
Anna Olanås Jansson, +46 8 790 91 08
Panagiotis Papadimitratos, +46 8 790 42 63
Published 29.Dec.2021
Last application date 01.Feb.2022 11:59 PM CET