The Faculty of Science and Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS) is looking for two
PhD candidates in Secure Software Development
The PhD candidates will focus on:
These positions are part of the interdisciplinary research project C-SIDe funded by the NWO. The project focuses on designing an interdisciplinary methodology for secure software development. This project will be an excellent opportunity to engage with diverse organizations active in cyber security, including private companies and government agencies.
The Faculty of Science is a world-class faculty where staff and students work together in a dynamic international environment. It is a faculty where personal and academic development are top priorities. Our people are committed to expand fundamental knowledge by curiosity and to look beyond the borders of their own discipline; their aim is to benefit science, and to make a contribution to addressing the major societal challenges of the future.
The research carried out at the Faculty of Science is very diverse, ranging from mathematics, information science, astronomy, physics, chemistry and bio-pharmaceutical sciences to biology and environmental sciences. The research activities are organised in eight institutes. These institutes offer eight bachelor’s and twelve master’s programmes. The faculty has grown strongly in recent years and now has more than 2.300 staff and almost 5,000 students. We are located at the heart of Leiden’s Bio Science Park, one of Europe’s biggest science parks, where university and business life come together.
Terms and conditions
For both PhD candidates we offer a full-time 1 year term position for initially one year. After a positive evaluation of the progress of the thesis, personal capabilities and compatibility the appointment will be extended by a further three years. Salary range from € 2,395.- to € 3,061.- gross per month (pay scale P in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).
Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3%), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.
All our PhD students are embedded in the Leiden University Graduate School of Science. Our graduate school offers several PhD training courses at three levels: professional courses, skills training and personal effectiveness. In addition, advanced courses to deepen scientific knowledge are offered by the research school.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Enquiries can be made to assistant professor Dr. Olga Gadyatskaya, e-mai firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about the procedure, please contact secretary, Maaike Veldkamp, e-mail email@example.com.
To apply for this vacancy, please send an email to Jobs@liacs.leidenuniv.nl. Please ensure that you enclose the following documents quoting the vacancy number:
Only applications received no later than June 20, 2021 can be considered.
First round of interviews will be conducted in June-July 2021. Selected applicants are expected to start in the Fall 2021.