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PhD Scholarships in cybersecurity and privacy available in Crete – FORTH

Two PhD Scholarships (Early Stage Marie Curie ITN Researcher) in cybersecurity and privacy available in Crete – FORTH

The scholarships provide 2,900 to 3,500 euros per month (gross), start in late 2019, and have a duration of three years.

Join one of the world-leading teams in cybersecurity with a three-year-long scholarship (2,900 to 3,500 euros per month gross), starting late 2019. The lab has a long tradition of cutting-edge research in the area of cybersecurity and privacy. Graduates of the Department are placed at leading Industrial Organizations including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Symantec, etc. and/or hold academic positions at top Universities including University of Cambridge, Rice University, Columbia University, Georgia Tech, etc.

The positions are funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) program RAIS, which focuses on the design of decentralized, scalable and secure collective awareness platforms for real-time data analytics and machine learning, which preserve end-user privacy and information ownership.

The first position is for Mitigation of Cyberattacks in Wearable Devices and the second position is for Decentralized Privacy-preserving Data Sharing.

The main objective of the RAIS Initial Training Network is to provide world class training for a next generation of researchers, data scientists, and Web engineers, emphasizing on a strong combination of advanced understanding in both theoretical and experimental approaches, methodologies and tools that are required to develop Decentralized Platforms for Real-Time Data Analytics.

Eligibility criteria: The applicants must have less than 4 years of full-time research experience after obtaining their degree. At the time of recruitment, the early-stage researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Greece for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date.

Application material at: https://bit.ly/32tqP4W

For more information, please contact prof. Evangelos Markatos markatos@ics.forth.gr