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Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Informatics and Computing (cryptographic protocols)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For Best Consideration Apply By: February 24, 2017 though applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page and upload a letter of interest, a current CV, research plan/statement, two or three selected papers, and names and contact information for three professional references. Questions may be sent to Joshua Streiff at jostre@indiana.edu with “Postdoctoral position” in the subject line. Ideal Start Date for position: On or after April 3, 2017

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Informatics and Computing (cryptographic protocols)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Computer Science
Position Summary

Postdoctoral Fellow
Computer Science Department
School of Informatics and Computing (SOIC)
Indiana University, Bloomington

The Computer Science Department in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow with a focus on developing and implementing cryptographic protocols to provide security and privacy for Internet of Things ecosystems, as part of the NSF Large project “Living in the Internet of Things” (https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1565375). The position is expected to start in Spring 2017.

The selected applicant will work under the direct supervision of Professors Ryan Henry and Steve Myers and in close collaboration with L. Jean Camp and project collaborators Shwetak Patel and Tadayoshi Kohno at the University of Washington. The postdoc will assist in mentoring PhD, MS, and undergraduate students in research and related activities and will also be provided with the opportunity to teach one or more IU courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level if they so choose (however, teaching is not a requirement).

Appointment Type: Twelve-month non-tenure track appointment subject to satisfactory performance and funding; Potential to be extended an additional year, subject to performance and funding.

Basic Qualifications

Must have PhD in computer science or a related field by the position start date; a proven record of research excellence in cryptography and/or security for low-powered devices, as demonstrated by a strong publication list in reputable cryptography, security, and privacy research conference proceedings or journals; possess good communication skills in English, both oral and written.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions may be sent to Joshua Streiff at jostre@indiana.edu with “Postdoctoral position” in the subject line.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Special Instructions

For Best Consideration Apply By: February 24, 2017 though applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page and upload a
letter of interest, a current CV, research plan/statement, two or three selected papers, and names and contact information for three professional references.

Questions may be sent to Joshua Streiff at jostre@indiana.edu with “Postdoctoral position” in the subject line.

Ideal Start Date for position: On or after April 3, 2017

For Best Consideration Date 02/24/2017
Expected Start Date 04/03/2017
OAA # 21701-06

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Research Agenda
  4. Research Paper 1
  5. Research Paper 2
Optional Documents
  1. Research Paper 3