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2011-12-18
11:00 [Job][New] Research Assistant in Secure Software Engineering, European Center for Security and Privacy by Design, Darmstadt, Germany

  The Secure Software Engineering Group in the Fachbereich Informatik of Technische Universität Darmstadt is currently offering a position for a

Research Assistant in Secure Software Engineering

with the goal to further develop the group’s expertise in the area of constructive software security. The Secure Software Engineering Group is part of EC SPRIDE, the European Center for Security and Privacy by Design, a new competence center co-located with CASED. EC SPRIDE actively supports collaborations with other re-searcher centers worldwide, and offers young researchers an optimal working environment in every aspect.

The Research Group on Secure Software Engineering will play a central role in EC SPRIDE, developing methods and tools in the area of constructive software security. The group aims at developing languages, mechanisms, processes and tools that allow software developers to clearly state security requirements and, if possible, synthesize partial implementations that achieve or help achieve these requirements. In cases where automated synthesis is impossible, and a programmer hence need to implement security features by hand the group uses automated program analyses to assist the programmer in deciding whether the implementation indeed fulfills the stated security requirements.

Applicants must have completed (or be close to completing) a Master or Diplom with very excellent grades in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or a closely related subject. Additional knowledge in IT-Security, Software Engineering, Programming Languages and/or Program Analysis are a plus. We expect successful candidates to conduct independent research within the context of EC SPRIDE, and actively support such candidates in publishing their work on the leading international conferences and in the leading international journals. EC SPRIDE actively supports researchers in obtaining a Ph.D.



2011-12-16
12:12 [Job][New] Security Engineer and Consultant for Germany , ESCRYPT GmbH, Bochum/Munich/Wolfsburg, Germany

  COMPANY

ESCRYPT is an ambitious company in the area of applied and industrial data security. Our clients include all global car makers as well as leading global players in the area of heavy machinery, automation, semiconductors and high-tech companies. ESCRYPT is a German company with offices in Germany (Bochum, Munich, Wolfsburg) and in the US (Ann Arbor, Michigan).

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your role will providing consulting services to our customers in the area of embedded data security (Consultant) or to develop customized software solutions and maintaneace of our products (Security Engineer). You should have a wide expertise in the area of data security, and a focus on embedded systems is helpful (e.g. smart cards, mobile security, etc.).

REQUIREMENTS

We seek top graduates in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science or applied mathematics, ideally with industry experience and special knowledge in one of the following fields:

- Cryptography, security, privacy

- Software development (C/C++ and Java)

- Embedded Systems

International experience and relevant internships will be appreciated. Candidates must be fluent in German.

We look for all-rounders willing to build the company and improve ESCRYPT every day. You should be able to work independently and you should be willing to take responsibility. In addition to technical work, we expect that you are able to market the company and our products and services, e.g., by meeting potential clients.

We take your career seriously and offer the possibility to grow in a highly qualified, internationally experienced team. Your work environment will be characterized by an open atmosphere, flat hierarchy and performance-related salary.

Did we manage to make you curious? Then send us your application to jobs (at) escrypt.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!





2011-12-15
22:52 [Conf] 188 Submissions at PKC 2012

  Notification: 27 February 2012
Workshop: 21-23 May 2012
Place: Darmstadt, Germany


14:20 [Event][New] esIoT: International Workshop on Extending Seamlessly to the Internet of Things

  Submission: 10 February 2012
Notification: 10 March 2012
From July 4 to July 6
Location: Palermo, Italy
More Information: http://www.esiot.com


05:49 [Job][New] Ph.D. and postdoctoral positions, IMDEA Software Institute, Spain

  The IMDEA Software Institute (Madrid, Spain) has several openings at

the Ph.D. and post-doctoral levels. The positions are attached to the

computer-aided security proofs project, which develops language-based

methods and tools for the verification of cryptographic systems. We seek

applicants with a strong background in at least one of the following fields:

* cryptography

* language-based security

* program analysis and program verification

* automated and interactive proofs

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the development of

the CertiCrypt toolset, and must have an interest to carry research at

the intersection between programming languages, formal verification,

and cryptography.

Post-doctoral positions are for one year, with the possibility of

renewal for up to four years. Ph.D. positions are for four years,

subject to satisfactory progress. Starting date is negotiable.

Application materials are available at the URL:

https://www.imdea.org/internationalcall/Default.aspx?IdInstitute=17

When completing your application, please indicate Computer-Aided

Cryptographic Proofs in the research lines.

Applications must be received by January 30, 2012 to receive full

consideration. However, applications will continue to be accepted

until the positions are filled.





2011-12-14
21:02 [Job][New] Postdoctoral/ Research Fellow - Information Security group, University of Calgary

  Information Security group at the University of Calgary has opening for two postdoctoral/research fellow positions in the area of cryptology and information security. The positions are for a period of two years and in the case of research fellow, extendable to three years.

Information Security is an emerging priority of the Faculty of Science and there is interest in a broad range of theoretical and applied topics. This includes information theoretic and computational security, cloud security and wireless security. More Information about information security research at the University of Calgary can be found at our website (please find the URL below).

Candidates are expected to hold a PhD or have it completed at the time of taking up the position. Applications should include a full CV, an account of research preferences and plan, and the name of three references.

Applications and queries related to the position should be sent to contacts (at) ispia.ca

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

15:15 [Job][New] Security Engineer and Consultant for USA, ESCRYPT Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

  COMPANY

ESCRYPT is an ambitious company in the area of applied and industrial data security. Our clients include all global car makers as well as leading global players in the area of heavy machinery, automation, semiconductors and high-tech companies. ESCRYPT is a German company with offices in the US (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and Germany (Bochum, Munich, Wolfsburg).

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your role will be developing customized software for our client projects in the area of embedded data security, developing and maintaining our products, and/or providing consulting services to our customers. You should have a wide expertise in the area of data security, and a focus on embedded systems is helpful (e.g. smart cards, mobile security, etc.).

REQUIREMENTS

We seek top graduates in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science or applied mathematics, ideally with industry experience and special knowledge in one of the following fields:

- Cryptography, security, privacy

- Software development (C/C++ and Java)

- Embedded Systems

International experience and relevant internships will be appreciated. Candidates must be fluent in English for the American office, and fluent in German for the German offices.

We look for all-rounders willing to build the company and improve ESCRYPT every day. You should be able to work independently and you should be willing to take responsibility. In addition to technical work, we expect that you are able to market the company and our products and services, e.g., by meeting potential clients.

We take your career seriously and offer the possibility to grow in a highly qualified, internationally experienced team. Your work environment will be characterized by an open atmosphere, flat hierarchy and performance-related salary.

Did we manage to make you curious? Then send us your application to jobs (at)

14:26 [PhD][New] Filipe Beato: Privacy Preserving Information Sharing in Online communities

  Name: Filipe Beato
Topic: Privacy Preserving Information Sharing in Online communities
Category: cryptographic protocols



10:35 [Job][New] Post-Doc in Information Security, University of Twente

  The Research Group of Distributed and Embedded Security of the University of Twente is seeking a talented candidate with research interests in information security for a PostDoc position.

The candidate is expected to contribute to the information security research agenda of the DIES group and to extend our work with new ideas in the areas of data security, network security, and cybercrime prevention.

The candidate is expected to contribute to the information security research agenda of the DIES group and to extend our work with new ideas in the areas of data security, network security, and cybercrime prevention.

10:35 [Job][New] Post-Doc in Security of Industrial Control Systems, University of Twente

  The candidate is expected to joint and extent the ICS and SCADA-related research agenda of the DIES research group and contribute to our research in areas like host-based intrusion detection in ICS, automated device fingerprinting of ICS/SCADA devices, and security testing tools and methodologies for ICS/SCADA. He is also to contribute to the EU FP7 project CRISALIS, which aims at providing new means to secure critical infrastructure environments from targeted attacks, carried out by resourceful and motivated individuals.

06:28 [Job][New] Post-Doctoral or Research Professor Positions , Seoul National University, Korea

  CHRI Post-Doctoral or Research Professor Positions

Creative Research Initiatives on Cryptographic Hard Problems (Director, Prof. Jung Hee Cheon), the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Seoul National University, is soliciting applications to fill the position of a Post-doc or a Research Professor in cryptology and applied cryptology area.

We are seeking candidates who have finished their Doctorate or Ph. D in Mathematical Sciences or related fields. Our team is working regularly with other research groups in industry and academia. We are actively supporting publication and presentation of research at the top international conferences.

The position is not bound to a specific project, but we expect contributions in mathematical cryptology, pairing-based cryptology, lattice-based cryptology and their applications to cloud computing.

Applications must include:

- Professional CV with full list of publications

- Two or more references (can be submitted after the initial screening)

Duration and Commencement of Fellowship:

- Fellowships are awarded for a period of 12 months or more (CHRI is a 9-year project.)

- Each fellowship usually begins on March 1, 2012, but could start right away if the applicant wants

CHRI provides Fellowship recipients with the following allowances and expenses:

- A annual salary in the range 30,000,000-45,000,000 Korean Won

- Support relocation expenses up to 4,000,000 Korean Won (including economy class airplane ticket)

- Full medical insurance coverage

- Might be available to campus housing for research professor position

Dates:

Please submit your application form by Jan. 30, 2012 to the e-mail, changee0415 (at) gmail.com.

(Application will be reviewed immediately.)