PhD Position Systems and Systems Security

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 Jun 2024

16 Mar 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Research Field

Technology
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Netherlands
Application Deadline

13 Jun 2024 - 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

40.0
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The Cybersecurity (CYS) group at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) invites applications for full-time doctoral candidates in Systems and Systems Security. Successful candidates will develop novel methodologies and systems for increasing the security of systems software, that is, software written in low-level languages like C/C++ that operates in user or kernel space. Examples include developing techniques to harden software against exploitation of vulnerabilities and compartmentalization of software components. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with world-class researchers at TU Delft and our research collaborators in Europe and the US.


Requirements
Specific Requirements
  • MSc (or equivalent) degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related field by the time of the appointment
  • Strong programming skills with a preference to low-level languages, e.g., C/C++, Assembly, and Rust
  • A good understanding of operating system fundamentals
  • A strong security and systems mindset
  • Some research experience is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English

Doing a PhD at TU Delft requires English proficiency at a certain level to ensure that the candidate is able to communicate and interact well, participate in English-taught Doctoral Education courses, and write scientific articles and a final thesis. For more details please check the Graduate Schools Admission Requirements .


Additional Information
Benefits

Doctoral candidates will be offered a 4-year period of employment in principle, but in the form of 2 employment contracts. An initial 1,5 year contract with an official go/no go progress assessment within 15 months. Followed by an additional contract for the remaining 2,5 years assuming everything goes well and performance requirements are met.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, increasing from € 2770 per month in the first year to € 3539 in the fourth year. As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. The TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment with an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor. The Doctoral Education Programme is aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, discounts on health insurance, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants, TU Delft has the Coming to Delft Service . This service provides information for new international employees to help you prepare the relocation and to settle in the Netherlands. The Coming to Delft Service offers a Dual Career Programme for partners and they organise events to expand your (social) network.


Selection process

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before June 13, 2024 via the application button and upload:

  • A motivation letter (max 1 page).
  • A CV.
  • Copy of Thesis (or writing sample).
  • Contact Information for two references.
  • (Optional) Links to published works.
    • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
    • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
    • Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

    Additional comments

    For more information about this vacancy, please contact Dr. A. Voulimeneas, email: [email protected] .


    Website for additional job details

    https://www.academictransfer.com/339130/

    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    Delft University of Technology
    Country
    Netherlands
    City
    Delft
    Postal Code
    2628 CD
    Street
    Mekelweg 2
    Geofield


    Where to apply
    Website

    https://www.academictransfer.com/en/339130/phd-position-systems-and-systems-sec…

    Contact
    City

    Delft
    Website

    http://www.tudelft.nl/
    Street

    Mekelweg 2
    Postal Code

    2628 CD

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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