Master's/PhD students or Postdocs for FuNeSoMo Project


Full-time short-term research positions in Finland for Master's/Ph.D. students or postdocs
The Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) looking for Master's/Ph.D. students or postdoctoral scholars interested in carrying out socio-technical research on privacy and security, for a period of 3-6 months. Possible research topics include: usable privacy/security, social media privacy/security, privacy-enhancing technologies, privacy in healthcare. The research is expected to generate publications at top tier conferences and journals in human computer interaction, privacy, and security. Supporting a Master's thesis and/or a small piece within a doctoral dissertation is also possible.
Applications are welcome from those in technical as well as social sciences, including but not limited to: computer science, information science, informatics, information systems, psychology, sociology, or communication.
This position is part of the Future Networks, Society and Modeling (FuNeSoMo) project, built on the existing collaboration between Aalto University & Tekes in Finland and International Computer Science Institute ( & University of California, Berkeley in the USA. The researcher will have ample opportunities to collaborate with colleagues at UC Berkeley. Details on the FuNeSoMo project are at:
We welcome applications from candidates anywhere in the world. Start date is negotiable and could be as early as February 1, 2014 and as late as June 1, 2014. (Non-EU citizens should allow a few weeks for visa procedures.) Period of employment could range from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 6 months. Salary will be based on the candidate's qualifications and set according to the salary scales of Aalto University.
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT is a joint research institute of Aalto University and the University of Helsinki for basic and applied research on information technology. Its research ranges from fundamental methods and technologies to novel applications and their impact on people and society. For more information visit:
To apply, please send your CV to Dr. Sameer Patil Contact Dr. Patil with any questions about the positions.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate or candidates are found.


Friday, February 28, 2014
Employing university: 
Aalto University

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