Research Associate in Security and Safety Stream in the PETRAS IoT Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT Imperial College London, Department of Computing

Research Associate: Security and Safety Stream in the PETRAS IoT Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT

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Job summary

 

The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for its thematic research stream Safety and Security for IoT environments. The Hub comprises nine leading UK universities and over 47 partners from industry and the public sector. Its mission is to establish, over the next three years, a unique and exciting setting for research and development on critical issues in...
 

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG00009
  • Closing date 30 November 2017

 

Job description

 

Job summary

 

The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for its thematic research stream Safety and Security for IoT environments. The Hub comprises nine leading UK universities and over 47 partners from industry and the public sector. Its mission is to establish, over the next three years, a unique and exciting setting for research and development on critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for the Internet of Things in the UK http://www.petrashub.org.The post will be based at Imperial College on the South Kensington Campus, in the Department of Computing.
 

Duties and responsibilities

 

You will work with the technical and social leads of the above stream, Professor Emil Lupu (Imperial) and Professor Awais Rashid (Lancaster), respectively. The post offers a unique opportunity to conduct research on the Safety and Security challenges in the Internet of Things, with access to a wide pool of academic, industrial, and governmental stakeholders and research and development “in the wild”.You will be responsible for reviewing reseach outcomes from PETRAS projects, formulating research problems and developing research outcomes that address these problems in the context of the Hub’s activities.  Acting as a communication nexus for hub activities in safety and security for the IoT also forms part of the role and you will be expected to collaborate with partners on projects across the hub. 
 

Essential requirements

 

To apply you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in computing or a relevant engineering discipline. You should also have a track record in security and/or safety of IoT systems with particular focus on sensors and embedded devices, and their use in the context of critical application environments such as healthcare or industrial control . A proven research record with publications in the relevant areas is also required.  You must be fluent in English. *Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 to £34,040 per annum.
 

Further information

 

How to apply:Applications should be made via this website by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Before submitting please ensure you have included the following documents:

  • A full CV, including publications, experience and achievements
  • A 2-page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant

 

For queries regarding the application process contact Georgina Tennant (g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk)

 

Documents

  • Job Description and Person Specification.docx

 

About Imperial College London

 

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

 

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

 

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

 

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

 

Additional information

 

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

 

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity

  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams

  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others

  • Deliver positive outcomes

  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination

  • Develop and grow skills and expertise

  • Work in a planned and managed way 

 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

 

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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