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Research Associate - CONCORDIA

Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications

Location: Lancaster
Salary: £28,331 to £32,817
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st October 2019
Closes: 21st November 2019
Job Ref: A2839

Interview Date: Monday 25 November 2019

We are seeking to appoint two Research Associates to develop analytical and experimental approaches to quantifiable threat modelling in Cloud systems, and to conduct experimental dependability/security testing approaches applicable to distributed software and Operating Systems. 

CONCORDIA is an EU H2020 funded Cybersecurity Competence Centre that explores technologically innovative solutions for data-centric security. The research emphasis is on systems & software security. The consortium has 56 members from the EU spanning academia, industry and national cybersecurity centres.

You will work primarily on basic research in the above mentioned areas of Cloud threat modelling and experimental dependability/testing for software systems. 

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals with experience in relevant aspects of Computer Science. You must be able to demonstrate (via research publications) a research background in the area of Cloud systems, threat modelling and software testing.

The School of Computing and Communications offers a highly inclusive and stimulating environment for career development, and you will be exposed to a range of further opportunities over the course of this post. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

These two full time Research Associate positions are effective from 2 January 2020 and are fixed term until 31 December 2022.

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof. Neeraj Suri, email:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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