|Location:||Tallinn - Estonia|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Placed On:||22nd July 2019|
|Expires:||22nd October 2019|
The new Hardware Security lab at TalTech (https://www.taltech.ee/en/), led by Prof. Samuel Pagliarini (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Samuel_Pagliarini), invites applications for several fully-funded PhD positions. The lab will conduct research in the area of Hardware Security focusing on trustworthy integrated circuit (IC) design, electronic design automation (EDA) for secure systems, Hardware Trojans, reverse engineering, circuit obfuscation, and other similar topics.
We are looking for motivated PhD students with a strong background in circuit design. Previous expertise on Hardware Security is not required but is desirable. The candidates are expected to have the following core skills:
Other skills are considered a plus:
How to apply:
Please submit your CV and transcripts to Prof. Pagliarini by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) using the subject ‘PhD in Hardware Security’. Candidates with adequate backgrounds will be invited to interview over Skype.
All positions have an immediate start date. The nominal duration of a PhD degree is 4 years at TalTech. Salaries are competitive for European PhD scholarships standards.
About TalTech and the Department of Computer Systems:
Founded in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship university of Engineering and Technology in Estonia. It is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and is currently the most international university in the country with around 1600 international degree students coming from over 90 different countries. TalTech offers 4 Bachelor’s and 15 Master’s programs taught in English. TalTech is ranked 601–650 in the QS World University Ranking.
Selected candidates will join the Department of Computer Systems (https://www.ttu.ee/?id=148265), located on the main TalTech campus. The Department also hosts strong research in the area of circuit reliability, fault tolerance, verification, and test. The department fosters a collaborative environment for research and encourages exploration of cross-disciplinary topics.
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