Ph.D studentship, Newcastle University
A Ph.D scholarship (ref: CS016) is available at the School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, to fund a PhD student to work on applied cryptography, particularly security protocols.
The candidate should have solid background in mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering or a related field, and a keen interest to apply theory to practice to make a practical impact.
The stipend is £14,790 per year. However, the full amount is for EU students only; for non-EU students, please contact feng.hao (at) ncl.ac.uk for inquiries.
Application deadline: 14 August 2011 (until the position is filled).
For interested candidates, please send your CV to Dr Feng Hao, feng.hao (at) ncl.ac.uk.
Also see: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/study/postgrad/apply.htm
Ph.D. Scholarships, CASED / Darmstadt University of Technlogy, Germany
The Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED) at the Technische Universitšt Darmstadt has openings for its PhD scholarship program in the areas of IT Security starting immediately.
CASED hosts a 3 year doctoral program for outstanding students holding a Master\\\'s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, and Law or related disciplines. After successful completion of their degree, doctoral candidates will be awarded their degree from the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt.
This prestigious program offers scholarships to exceptional students who have the potential to make outstanding contributions to science, in the following areas of IT Security: Cryptography, privacy and trust, security for cyberphysical systems and networks, security of critical infrastructures, usability and security, security and privacy by design, economic and legal aspects of IT-security.
CASED intends to increase the number of female scientists and encourages female candidates to apply. Five openings are reserved for women only. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.
Application deadline: 15-Aug-2011