PostDoc position in Newcastle University, UK

Applications are invited for one post-doctoral Research Associate post to work on next-generation electronic voting and related topics, supported by the European Research Council Starting Grant. This is a five-year project from 2013 to 2017. The initial appointment will be two years with possible extension towards the end of 2017, subject to satisfactory performance and available funding.

The successful applicant will join a vibrant and growing security research team at Newcastle University and have the flexibility of working on a range of topics such as electronic voting, key exchange, NFC payment, BitCoin and so on. Our research work has been largely driven by tackling real-world security problems.

Hence, an ideal candidate is one who has

1) a solid theoretical background;

2) good practical skills;

3) and a keen interest to work on real-world problems with aim for practical impact.

About us: The School of Computing Science at Newcastle University is recognised as one of the eleven Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR) in the UK. In the latest 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, the School was ranked the 1st in the UK for Research Impact.

How to apply: follow the online application link below.

To help speed up the process, please also send your CV and a brief cover letter to feng.hao (at)

Contact: feng.hao (at)

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Closing Date for Applications: 2015-07-29