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2011PhD Studentship in Computer Science, Privacy and Security, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

The Department of Theoretical Computer Science (TCS) offers a stimulating research environment in a range of topics such as complexity theory and approximation algorithms, computer and network security, cryptography, programming languages, and formal methods. Security and safety of computer and network-based systems has been identified as an area of strategic importance.

The goal of this PhD project is to develop mechanisms and evaluate privacy and security issues for decentralized social networks in particular and for provider-independent personal communications in general.This is a four-year, time-limited position and normally includes 20% departmental duties, usually teaching. Research/doctoral students must be registered at KTH. The starting date is open for discussion, though ideally we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.The applicant is expected to have a strong background and interest in computer science, including subjects such as networking, distributed systems, security, and game theory.

Scholarship Application Deadline:June 15, 2011

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IIT Kharagpur, Invites Applications for the Post of Junior Project Assistant (JPA) / Junior Research Fellow (JRF), India

IIT Kharagpur, invites applications for the post of Junior Project Assistant (JPA) / Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Interested eligible persons may apply (quote SRIC Reference on the top of the Application) on plain paper giving full bio-data along with attested copies of testimonials on or before15th June 2011. Applications may be submitted to: Administrative Officer (Projects), Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Eligibility: BE/B.Tech(Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) MSc(Mathematics / Applied Mathematics, Physics / Applied Physics).

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 June 2011

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Wellcome Trust-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Postdoctoral Fellowships: Biology, Medicine and Mathematics, Engineering, Computer, Physical or Chemical Sciences

The fellowships provide four years’ support for recently qualified postdoctoral researchers to gain experience of research at the interfaces between biology/medicine and mathematics, engineering, computer, physical or chemical sciences.
These awards are open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area. If you are currently training or working in an academic or research institution in the United States, you are not eligible to apply to this scheme. You should be about to submit your doctoral thesis or have up to, but no more than, three years’ postdoctoral experience from date of your PhD viva to the deadline for applications to the scheme.Time spent outside the research environment will be taken into consideration.
You may have a background in any appropriate field of study (e.g. biology or medicine or chemistry or physics) but you must propose to address an important biomedical research question.The proposed research should fall within the Wellcome Trust’s normal funding remit.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 July 2011

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