Open Positions at IAG


By category: [Post-doc positions] [Research Engineer & pre-doc positions] [PhD student]

Post-doc positions:

IMDEA Networks' Internet Analytics Group headed by Prof. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez invites applications for a postdoc position in the area of mobile privacy and security.

Based on the candidate skills, the post-doctoral researcher will perform experimental research to 1) develop cutting edge methods to identify and quantify mobile application's privacy risks; 2) gather evidence to assess mobile application's regulatory compliance; and 3) characterize the third-party mobile advertising and tracking ecosystem.

For further details about Prof. Vallina-Rodriguez research activities, visit his
publication record.

Skills Required

  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Very good organization and communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.
  • Experience in at least one of the following research areas is a plus:
    • Android app development.
    • Usage of tools for mobile application analysis (e.g., apktool).
    • Dynamic analysis of software and sandboxing.
    • Reverse engineering.
    • Web crawling or traffic analysis.

Academic Qualifications

PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field.

Contract Duration & Type

  • 12 months, renewable based on performance.
  • Full-time contract. Includes social and health benefits.

How To Apply

  • Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The call will be open until the 15th of August or until the position is filled.
  • Candidates should submit a CV including at least a list of publications, and a summary of both educational and previous work experience, and previous research projects.
  • Names and email addresses of at least 2 references will be required.

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL IN THIS ONLINE FORM (https://careers.networks.imdea.org/).

IMPORTANT: Make sure that you apply to the position: Post-Doc: [Post-Doc Researcher] [Internet Analytics Group] [2019].

Deadline for Receipt of Applications

16 September 2019

Research engineers and pre-docs:

IMDEA Networks' Internet Analytics Group headed by Prof. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez invites applications for a research engineer position in the area of mobile privacy and security.

Skills Required

• The ideal candidate should have solid background in back-end development (DBs, RESTful APIs) and programming skills. Experience in Android app development, reverse engineering, web crawling, or traffic analysis is a plus.
• Capacity to work in a research team is a must.
• Research experience is a plus.

Languages

• Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

Contract Duration & Type

• 12 months, renewable based on performance and funding sources. Includes social and health benefits.
• Salary will vary depending on candidate's experience and skills.
• Could be full or part-time depending on candidate's profile and situation.

Academic Qualifications

• The ideal candidate should have a MsC degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar disciplines. However, strong candidates with BsC degrees are also encouraged to apply.;

How To Apply

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The call will be open until the 15th of August or until the position is filled.
TO APPLY PLEASE FILL IN THIS ONLINE FORM (https://careers.networks.imdea.org/)

IMPORTANT: Make sure that you apply to the position:
Research Engineer & Support: [Research Engineer] [Internet Analytics Group] [2019].

Deadline for Receipt of Applications

15 August 2019


PhD students:

I'm always actively looking for motivated good undergraduate and graduate students to work on mobile privacy and security! Do not hesitate to get in touch!