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ITU, Denmark – Postdoc job in Computer science, Cybersecurity – Oct 2021

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The Center for Information Security and Trust (CISAT) at the IT University of Copenhagen invites highly motivated individuals to apply for a Postdoc position from Jan 1, 2022 , Denmark

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General Info

Position: Postdoc position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Deadline to Apply: October 30, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Jan 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1 Year 7 Months
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Center for Information Security and Trust (CISAT)
IT University of Copenhagen
IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

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Qualification Details

The candidate should have research background in one or more of such areas as socio-technical systems, computer science, psychology, sociology, communication sciences or related fields. The researcher should have expertise in human-computer interaction and in qualitative and quantitative research methods, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications in academic venues. Experience in the field of election security is an advantage.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The researcher will work on studying the ways to communicate trust in election systems, especially the ones that rely on complex technologies such as cryptography. In particular, the research will focus on the following tasks:

  1. Conducting empirical studies to understand which factors influence trust and risk perception in election technologies,
  2. Coming up with ways to improving transparency and understandability of secure election technologies used in existing solutions (e.g. redesigning the systems to make them less reliant on complex cryptography)
  3. Developing and evaluating methods to communicate the level of trust and the security guarantees of election systems in an understandable and transparent manner.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

The application must be in English and must include:

  •  A motivated application, including a cogent argument for how qualified you are for the position and brief statements of research plans
  •  A full CV, including name, address, phone number, e-mail, previous and present employment and academic background
  •  Documentation of academic degrees (copy of degree certificates etc.)
  •  Copies of max. 5 different publications that are relevant to the position
  •  A numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications should be marked with an asterisk (*)

About the Employer: IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

Note or Other details

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).

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Contact details

Questions about the positions can be directed to Assistant Professor, Oksana Kulyk, IT University of Copenhagen, Questions related to the application procedure may be directed to HR,

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