Post-Doctoral Researcher

In particular, the research will focus on cryptographic protocols and privacy enhancing technologies, in order to provide data and communication security, as…...

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Insight Centre for Data Analytics

1 Year, Fixed-term, Whole-time Post
Position summary
We are currently seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Researcher in security and privacy for e-health and smart wearables. The position is funded by Holistics, a 7.4 million research project supported by the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. Holistics focuses on smart human sensing for health, aging and wellness. The Post-Doctoral Researcher will investigate how to achieve privacy-preserving computation of medical and physiological information collected by wearables and other sensors. In particular, the research will focus on cryptographic protocols and privacy enhancing technologies, in order to provide data and communication security, as well as blockchain technology, to provide traceability and user control.
The researcher is expected to have a PhD, and a track record of publications in the areas of security, privacy or cryptography. Previous experience in e-health and wearable security is welcome, but not required. The Post-Doctoral Researcher will work under the supervision of Dr. Paolo Palmieri, and will collaborate with other members of the team working on security and privacy, including a number of PhD students. Prof. Ken Brown coordinates the Holistic project in UCC. Funding is available for 1 year, with an end date of August 2022. Funding for travel and research costs is also available. The start date is flexible, but early availability is an asset.
Project Title: DTIF Holistics
Post Duration: 1 year
Salary: €38,630 – €45,942 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)
For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Paolo Palmieri, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, School of Computer Science. Tel: + 353 (0)21 4205922; Email: p.palmieri@cs.ucc.ie.
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 25 June 2021. No late applications will be accepted.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

Contact Person :
Dr. Paolo Palmieri
Contact Email :
p.palmieri@cs.ucc.ie

Job ID :
046751
Contact Number :

Close Date :
25-Jun-2021 12:00