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Job posted by Academic Positions (10/07/2014 16.17)

Associate Senior Lecturer in Computer Security

The position is connected to the Privacy and Security (PriSec) research group within Computer Science.


Karlstad University takes pride in combining active external cooperation with academic excellence. Karlstad University has around 16 000 students and a staff of over 1 200 members.

Democratic principles, equality and diversity are cornerstones of the University. We value the enriching presence of diverse backgrounds and competencies among students and staff.

The Faculty of Health Science and Technology has an opening for an associate senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the field of computer security.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science consists of the two research subjects: Mathematics and Computer science. It has a research and teaching staff of more than 60 persons. In Computer Science, research and education are focused on computer networking and distributed systems, computer security and privacy, and software engineering, and are conducted in close cooperation with international, national and regional partners from both academia and industry.

Computer Science is currently in an expansion phase to further strengthen its focus areas and consolidate and develop its international position in research. It has recently been established as an excellent research group at Karlstad University and funding for the expansion is available through the University's strategic efforts to strengthen research. The Swedish KK-Foundation has also granted additional funds to develop a research profile within the Computer Science focus areas in close collaboration with industry.

The position is connected to the Privacy and Security (PriSec) research group within Computer Science. The main duty of the position is research within the field of computer security, specializing in efficient and usable security measures that lead to more trustworthy system operations for network services. This includes research on security control configuration, efficient and secure event data collection and transfer and secure event storage and privacy-enhancing transparency.

The candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the research group by carrying out high-quality research, strengthening its international network and expanding its external funding through applications for grants at the national and international level. The duties also include research administration, teaching in computer security and related subjects, course administration and development, course coordination, and supervision of thesis work at graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful candidate is expected to teach and supervise partly in Swedish within a couple of years. Karlstad University will supply adequate training to make this possible. The position also includes interaction with other parts of the university as well as with the community and it is therefore important that the candidate has the ability to collaborate with other groups.

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields

Computer science

Career Stage

More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

Research Profile

Not defined

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Karlstad University




Universitetsgatan 2

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651 88

Karlstad University

Universitetsgatan 2
651 88 - Karlstad
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