2 Postdocs & 2 PhD fellowships in security at the University of Trento, Italy

As part of the activity of joint Industry-Academia laboratory, the University of Trento is looking to recruit outstanding candidates for two post doctoral researcher positions and two PhD students.

Successful candidates will form part of an international research group, including prof. Fabio Massacci and prof. Bruno Crispo. The positions will be based in Trento, in strategic collaboration with industrial partner Poste Italiane, the chair of the European Electronic-Crime Task Force, in Rome, Italy. Their positions are broadly in the following areas:

– Cyber-security Risk Assessment
– Malware Analysis and Forensics
– Empirical and Economics methods for Security
– Mobile Security

=== Terms and Conditions ===

PhD candidates will be expected to have an outstanding educational profile in CS, EE, IS, or related discipline, with evidence of interest and ability to undertake doctoral research in the above mentioned fields.
Successful candidates for the post doctoral positions will be expected to have a strong publication record and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

The PhD positions which are funded by 3-4 years scholarship grants of €17.5K+ per annum (€15.450 stipend, fees €600, travel budget of €1.400 and a 50% stipend increase for research internships at partner institutions lasting more than 3 months) .
Post-doctoral positions in the past have ranged between €25K-€55K p.a. depending on age and experience. Post-holders who have been outside Italy may benefit of a special tax waiver, if they take residence in Italy.

=== Application Deadlines ===

PhD candidates must also apply for admission at the ICT Doctoral School in Trento (Selecting the track(s) including Security among their topics).  The official call is scheduled to open by April 20 and the expected deadline for PhD application is May 20.
The postdoctoral positions are open (tentatively till the same deadline) and will be filled as soon as interesting candidates are found.

Potential candidates for PhD positions are encouraged to contact Professor Fabio Massacci informally at Fabio.Massacci@unitn.it) well before the application deadline, including a CV containing a list of publications and, for post-doctoral positions, a research statement highlighting past experience and skills.

=== Further Info ===

For further information on the research team, Trento and the EECTF please look at

Security Team in Trento
— http://securitylab.disi.unitn.it

ICT Doctoral School In Trento
— http://ict.unitn.it

European Electronic Crime Task Force
— http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Electronic_Crime_Task_Force

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