3 PhD positions in Information Security at ETH Zurich

The Institute of Information Security headed by Prof. David Basin at
ETH Zurich has three open positions for PhD students on research
projects in the following areas:

– Formal Verification of Secure Networking Systems
– Anonymity of Statistical Data
– Secure Human-Server Interaction

We are looking for enthusiastic outstanding Computer Science or
Mathematics students with a strong background in at least two of the
following topics

– formal methods or mathematical logic,
– probability theory and statistics, and
– information security.

Additionally, experience in the following specialized areas would be

– formal software development by refinement,
– experience with an interactive theorem prover, or
– security protocols.

ETH Zurich regulations require PhD students to hold a Masters or
equivalent degree (e.g., Diplom). All candidates matching the profile
above are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We will process
applications until all positions are filled. Successful candidates are
expected to start soon after acceptance, but the starting date is

Applications should include:

– a curriculum vitae,
– a brief description of research interests,
– transcripts of grades,
– letters of recommendation from teachers or employers, and,
– if possible, the Master’s or Bachelor’s thesis and publications.

Applications and inquiries should be sent to Sasa Radomirovic at the
following email address.


PhD students are paid employees of ETH Zurich. Salary and employment
conditions are attractive. Zurich is a diverse and multicultural city
which is consistently rated among the best cities in the world in
which to live.

Published end of June, 2015

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