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Research Associate: Security and Safety Stream in the PETRAS IoT Research Hub Cybersecurity of the IoT

Full time, fixed term appointment until 28th February 2019 (apply here)

The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for its thematic research stream Safety and Security for IoT environments. The Hub comprises nine leading UK universities and over 47 partners from industry and the public sector. Its mission is to establish, over the next three years, a unique and exciting setting for research and development on critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for the Internet of Things in the UK http://www.petrashub.org.The post will be based at Imperial College on the South Kensington Campus, in the Department of Computing.

The post holder will work with the technical and social leads of the above stream, Professor Emil Lupu (Imperial) and Professor Awais Rashid (Lancaster), respectively. The post offers a unique opportunity to conduct research on the Safety and Security challenges in the Internet of Things, with access to a wide pool of academic, industrial, and governmental stakeholders and research and development “in the wild”.

You will be responsible for reviewing reseach outcomes from PETRAS projects, formulating research problems and developing research outcomes that address these problems in the context of the Hub’s activities.  Acting as a communication nexus for hub activities in safety and security for the IoT also forms part of the role and you will be expected to collaborate with partners on projects across the hub.

To apply you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in computing or a relevant engineering discipline. You should also have a track record in security and/or safety of IoT systems with particular focus on sensors and embedded devices, and their use in the context of critical application environments such as healthcare or industrial control .

A proven research record with publications in the relevant areas is also required. You must be fluent in English.

Find more details about the position and the application guidelines here.

Prospective PhD Students

PhD students: We are always looking for outstanding PhD students passionate about computer security and resilience for enterprise systems, large-scale infrastructures or IoT environments. The Department of Computing at Imperial College has a number of PhD studentships for Home, EU and occasionally overseas students. Please check that your application meets the minimum entry requirements specified by the College before applying. Please don’t hesitate to contact (Professor Emil Lupu) if you would like to work with our group and include in your email a CV, transcripts, and examples of work that you have done e.g. papers or MSc/Bc thesis even if in draft form.

Post-Docs/Research Associates: No current vacancies.