Institution: University of Surry
United Kingdom
Description :

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey is seeking to recruit a full-time researcher for the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security. 

The successful candidate will work on privacy-enhancing techniques with a particular focus on designing a privacy algebra for personal data. The project will involve formalising privacy notions and defining new privacy measures for heterogeneous data, leading to developing novel techniques and a suite of usable tools to quantify and enhance privacy. 

The Department of Computer Science within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences has an international reputation for research and teaching. Security research in the department is focused within the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security, with Surrey recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. Our research concentrates on data privacy, access control, privacy-preserving systems, applied cryptography, and a range of cyber security topics. 

The position offers the platform for the research fellow to work within a group and develop skills to become an independent researcher. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr Rizwan Asghar. 

We are looking for applicants that demonstrate strong research and analytical skills, have strong communication skills and enthusiasm for developing their own research ideas. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant subject.

This fixed term contract post is available for up to 24 months. 

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Rizwan Asghar at

Please submit your CV and a covering letter with your application.

Closing Date: 22 Jan 2023
Category: Research & Teaching

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