2 Ph.D. students, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
There are two Ph.D. student positions available at the Laboratory for Education and Research in Secure Systems Engineering (LERSSE). Ph.D. students are accepted with full support in the form of research assistantships and positions are available for starting in September 2012. Application deadline is soon!
LERSSE is a world-class international multidisciplinary research group specializing in the following areas of computer security:
* Usable security (i.e., application of HCI methods to security)
* Web security
• Security and privacy of online social networks
* Distributed systems security
* Mobile device security
Besides usual training in computing, we are particularly interested in those applicants who have background or interest in applying methods of social science, cognitive science, psychology, and HCI to the domain of computer security.
LERSSE graduates commonly go on working for top hi-tech R&D and consulting companies in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Middle East.
The University of British Columbia (UBC), established in 1908, is one of Canada’s leading research universities and is consistently highly ranked, including the most recent rank of 22nd in the world by Times Higher Education. UBC attracts 54,000 students from across Canada and 140 countries around the world.
Vancouver, Canada, is the great place to live, study, and work. It consistently ranks in the top 4 cities in the world. A survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found that Vancouver is the world\'s best place to live.
For further details and application instructions, see http://lersse.ece.ubc.ca/apply
Two Post-Docs, University of Luxembourg
The Cryptolux team of Laboratory of Algorithms, Security and Cryptology (LACS) at University of Luxembourg is looking for two postdocs in cryptography and IT security. Applicants with interest and proven track record in the following areas are particularly welcome to apply:
- Symmetric Cryptography.
- Algorithmic aspects of cryptography and security.
- Side-channel attacks and countermeasures.
- Privacy and Anonymity, Foundations of Hacking.
We offer dynamic, international research environment and competitive salary. Strong chess players, winners of math Olympiads have an advantage.
Research Scientist, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Temasek Laboratories at National University of Singapore, Singapore is looking for research scientist on Boolean functions especially on algebraic immunity.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in Mathematics/Computer Science or related discipline, have knowledge in Magma and programming proficiency in C/C++.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
For application information, please visit http://www.temasek-lab.nus.edu.sg/career/career.php. Interested candidates can contact Dr Tan Chik How tsltch (at) nus.edu.sg.
MSc student, University of Warsaw
Description: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw is looking for an MSc students to work on the project \\\"Cryptographic Protocols Provably-Secure Against Physical Attacks\\\" (http://crypto.mimuw.edu.pl/Welcome/). The project is founded by the Foundation for Polish Science \\\"Welcome\\\" programme operated within the Innovative Economy Operational Programme 2007-2013. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the probability theory, computational complexity, algebra, and number theory. The knowledge of cryptography and information theory is a plus, but is not a prerequisite. The student can work both on the theoretical aspects of the project, and on the practical implementations.
Duration: 2 years, starting date: 1.11.2011 (or later)
Formal requirement: while participating in the project the student should be enrolled to the MSc-level studies at some Polish university.
Application deadline: 20.11.11.