[ecoop-info] Three available PhD Positions at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, on Security, Privacy, Cryptography and Economics of Privacy

Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro joaquin.garcia_alfaro at telecom-sudparis.eu
Sun Oct 5 14:41:59 CEST 2014

Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalonia
Ph.D. student (3 positions)

What we offer:

We offer three predoctoral grants motivated by the start of two large
research projects related to security, privacy, cryptography and the
economics of privacy.

The candidates' primary job will be to do research within the project.
Additionally, they are expected to submit a PhD thesis based on the
research carried out.

What we require:

Candidates should have a Master's degree in Computer Science. Also
acceptable is a Master's degree in Economics or Social Sciences, as long
as the candidate's skills in mathematics and computer science are
demonstrably good. Knowledge of cryptographic protocols, game theory
and/or behavioural economics will be regarded as an additional merit.

Where we are:

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) is based in Tarragona (Catalonia),
which is a coastal city 90 km south of Barcelona. URV has been ranked by
Times Higher Education 2014 as the world´s 66th best university under 50
years of age. Also, according to the CWTS Leiden 2014 ranking, URV has
the second highest research impact on ``Math., Comp. Sci. and
Engineering´´ among European universities. According to the Shanghai
ARWU ranking, URV is one of the world's top 200 universities in computer

What candidates should send:

Send your CV and publication record, plus two recommendation letters to

Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer ( josep.domingo (at) urv.cat ).

Contact: Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Distinguished Professor, UNESCO Chair in
Data Privacy, josep.domingo at urv.cat

More Information: http://crises2-deim.urv.cat

Closing Date for Applications: 2014-11-30

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