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Scholarship for PhD Position on Cybersecurity
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) in Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is offering a scholarship for a PhD position.

Post description. The PhD student will work under the supervision of a member of the CSE faculty on topics related to applied cybersecurity. Areas include, but not limited to: applied cryptography, malware analysis, intrusion detection, privacy-preserving machine learning and security in quantum computing. The student will have the opportunity to work interdisciplinary environment and get involved in external collaborations with other academic institutions and industry partners.

Duration. The scholarship is for 3 years, and can be extended for one extra year.

Requirements. Candidates are expected to have completed a Master’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent). English proficiency test and GRE are also required.

Scholarship. HBKU PhD scholarships provide the following: 80% fees waiver, accommodation, monthly stipends (approx. 23,000 USD per annum)

Deadline. 8 Nov. 2019, applications received after the closing date will be considered until the position is filled.

Apply and further information. For further information and to apply, please send CV, transcripts, research statement and cover letter to:

About HBKU . Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is an emerging research University that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact. The information and Computing Technology (ICT) division within the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) has 20 full-time faculty, 17 post-doctoral researchers and over 50 PhD students working mainly on areas related to cybersecurity and data science.

Contact: Dr. Saif Al-Kuwari:
Last updated: 2019-10-06 posted on 2019-10-04