[ecoop-info] RA position at Stirling Uni on in the area of blockchain and virtual currency
abb at cs.stir.ac.uk
Fri May 21 18:27:04 CEST 2021
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A Research Associate position in the area of blockchain and virtual currency is available at the
Computing Science and Mathematics division of the University of Stirling, UK.
The RA will contribute to general research on blockchain and to the goals of the project EmFi (Emergency Finance),
whose aim is to develop efficient and trustable financial instruments (programmable money) based on blockchain
technology for support interventions in Covid-19 and other crisis scenarios. Research is open to investigating multiple
aspects, including theoretical blockchain problems, the design of virtual currencies and programmable money, aspects
of security and privacy.
The RA will also be encouraged to contribute and explore new ideas and directions, and develop their career. Work
will be carried out under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Bracciali in collaboration with the project consortium, with links
to an international network of experts, supported by a major blockchain company, in collaboration with a major European
We are looking for a candidate with expertise in blockchain technologies, with a PhD (or close to completion) in
computing related areas. Competence in general areas like programming languages, verification, crypto and cryptography,
and programming expertise are of strong interest.
The post is available for 12 months on a competitive salary commensurate to experience. Flexible and remote working
conditions can be considered. Ideally, the post will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
Please contact Andrea Bracciali at andrea.bracciali at stir.ac.uk (a short CV or a short note on your background, appreciated).
With best wishes
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