Doctoral fellowship in Hochschule Offenburg (University of Applied Sciences)
The Chair for Security in Distributed Systems, computer science Hochschule Offenburg, Germany, offers a full-time PhD positions:

* The position involves research in the area of IT-security within the project PAL SAaaS ‘Building Triangular Trust for Secure Cloud Auduting’ in cooperation with the University of Mannheim (Prof. Dr. Frederik Armknecht).

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to research in IT-Security and applied cryptography for Cloud Security.

Besides other cloud security related aspects topics of interest for the open positions are

– application of homomorphic cryptographic primitives for secure cloud storage,

– applying the above schemes to the auditing process for cloud services.

* The position is available from August on and is fully funded. The salary scale is TV-L E13.

The gross income depends on the candidate’s experience level. At the lowest level it corresponds to approx. 40,000 EUR per year.

* Contracts are offered for three years.

* She or he is given the possiblity to carry out a Ph.D.

* The successful candidate should have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Security, or a related field.

Deep Knowledge in cryptography is not a must but an asset.

* The deadline for applications is July 20, 2015. However, late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Please send your application with reference number to Prof. Dr. Dirk Westhoff (dirk DOT westhoff AT hs-offenburg DOT de).

Contact: Prof. Dr. Westhoff

Email: dirk DOT westhoff AT hs-offenburg DOT de

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Closing Date for Applications: 2015-07-20