The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Karlstad University has an opening for a full-time post-doctoral research fellow in Computer Science with focus on Usable Privacy and Identity Management. The position is available within the Privacy & Security (PriSec) research group. The position is a full-time position for 2 years. The starting date for the position is within the time span of November 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022.

Research subjects: Mathematics and Computer Science

  • The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research in the area of usable privacy and identity management for smart environments with a focus on designing, developing and evaluating usable transparency and control functions.
  • The candidate may also be able to contribute to our ongoing research on Quality Criteria and certification of cybersecurity /privacy MOOCs and may be involved in teaching activities at the department.
  • The post-doctoral fellow will work in externally funded project including the SFF-funded project SURPRISE, the TRUEdig project, which is an industrial collaboration project funded by the Knowledge Foundation of Sweden, and the EU H2020 project CyberSec4Europe.


  • Applicants are required to hold a recent PhD degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent qualifications). The candidate must have completed the degree no more than three years before the application deadline.


Apply online and the application should include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge and a list of publications. Application letter with a brief description of what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • 2 representative publications or technical reports.
  • A letter of recommendation.
  • Contact information for two reference persons.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Karlstad University
Country Sweden
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Computer Science, Mathematics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 01.Oct.2021

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