Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Elektro- och informationsteknik
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Description of the workplace
The division for security and networked systems work broadly with research
within computer security, wireless and fixe networks. The security group has
around 15 members. The main research directions are cryptography and system
security for connected systems. In the project SMARTY financed by the Swedish
Foundation for Strategic Research, we are developing the security solutions
for future smart cities. The project objectives are to investigate how IoT
units can be securely configured, upgraded and how the communication can be
protected against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get
particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational
pension scheme. Read more on the University website about being a Lund
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The development of computer security has come a long way but several hard
challenges remains to be solved. There is an urgent need to research new
robust systems which are able to withstand advanced network or hardware based
attacks. The technology trends pointing at even more interconnected systems
require new thinking regarding models and principles for data protection. At
the same time the systems must offer good usability and performance. The
research opportunities are rather broad within communication and computer
security with respect to IoT systems. Especially, we welcome candidates
interested in the combination of AI and security for these applications. The
research project is developing a large demonstrator showing how the new
security mechanisms work in practice.
The main duties involved in a post-doctoral position is to conduct
research. Teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working
hours. The position includes the opportunity for three weeks of training in
higher education teaching and learning. The purpose of the position is to
develop the independence as a researcher and to create the opportunity of
Detailed description of the work duties, such as:
Research within the subject area.
Teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies.
Supervision of degree projects and doctoral students.
Actively seeking external research funding.
Collaboration with industry and wider society.
Administration related to the work duties listed above.
Qualification requirements Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a
PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject
of the position. The certificate proving the qualification requirement is met,
must be received before the employment decision is made. Priority will be
given to candidates who have graduated no more than three years ago before the
last day for application. Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can
have been completed earlier.
Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
Experience of research within computer and communication security.
This is a career development position primarily focused on research. The
position is intended as an initial step in a career, and the assessment of the
applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and
potential as researchers. Particular emphasis will be placed on research
skills within the subject.
For appointments to a post-doctoral position, the following shall form the
A good ability to develop and conduct high quality research.
Papers published in subject relevant journals and conference series, e.g.,
ACM CCS, IEEE S&P, Crypto, Eurocrypt.
Experience in IoT systems security.
Skills in software development for security systems.
Consideration will also be given to how the applicant's experience and skills
complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they
stand to contribute to its future development.
This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 2 years. The period of
employment is determined in accordance with the agreement “Avtal om
tidsbegränsad anställning som postdoktor” (“Agreement on fixed-term
employment as a post-doctoral fellow”).
How to apply
Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in
accordance with LTH's Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below.
Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system. Read more: To
apply for academic positions at LTH
Welcome with your application!
LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9
000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international
standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting
our courses to current needs.
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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
County Skåne län
Reference number PA2022/2976
Christian Gehrmann, firstname.lastname@example.org,+46768813690
Last application date 13.Oct.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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