Postdoc position in Computer science, Computer engineering

    Postdoc position in Computer science, Computer engineering

    Postdoc position to investigate how to secure communication via blockchain technology, at DTU Compute’s Section for Cyber Security, Technical University of Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 15, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Computer science
    – Computer engineering
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceSection for Cyber Security
    DTU Compute
    Technical University of Denmark
    Contract Period1.5 Years
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021


    • PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or similar, is required
    • Background on blockchain is considered fundamental for the position
    • Background on general security is considered a plus
    • The ability to develop theoretical solutions followed by a running prototype is considered a plus
    • Participation in academic collaborations in relevant areas
    • Relevant publication track record


    • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment is an advantage, as well as experience in collaborating with industry partners in the field of cyber security. Excellent command of the English language is essential.
    • Your application should demonstrate an ability to conduct excellent research and publish in high-end peer reviewed journals. We value high quality research over quantity. 

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The postdoc position is supported by H2020 DataVaults project. You are expected to investigate how to secure communication via blockchain technology. The growth of the data economy needs a trusted, secure and ethical-driven personal data platform and privacy aware analytics methods capable of securing the shared private data and proprietary. DataVaults aims to deliver a framework and platform that defines secure, trusted and privacy preserving mechanisms allowing individuals to take ownership and control their data. 

    We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. This means that independently from the duties in the DataVaults project, you are welcomed to develop your own cybersecurity research, and collaborate with section colleagues in research and grant proposals.  

    Last but not least, you are expected to coordinate a number of PhD/MSc students on cyber-security related research, in addition to doing teaching at master level.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file.

    Documents Required

    • Application (cover letter)
    • CV
    • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
    • List of publications

    About Research project

    DTU Compute strives to achieve research excellence in its basic science disciplines, to achieve technological leadership in research and innovation, and to address societal challenges in collaboration with partners at DTU and other academic institutions, nationally and internationally, and, equally important, with industry and organizations. We communicate and collaborate with leading centers and strategic partners in order to increase participation in major consortia. 

    About DTU Compute

    DTU Compute is a unique and internationally recognized academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. We conduct research, teaching and innovation of high international standard – producing new knowledge and technology-based solutions to societal challenges. We have a long-term involvement in applied and interdisciplinary research, big data and data science, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), smart and secure societies, smart manufacturing, and life science.


    • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.
    • If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark


    Associate Professor Weizhi Meng

    Head of cyber security section Christian D. Jensen

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