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Geo-Location Privacy Postdoctoral Scholar
Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 01/18/2021
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Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

A Postdoctoral position in the area of Geo-location privacy is available starting January 2021 at the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), The Pennsylvania State University in Dr. Squicciarini' s lab. The research is funded by a project from the National Science Foundation and aims at improving privacy guarantees in location-based services.

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a good background in privacy and a deep interest to work on algorithmic problems in a location based services. In addition, good language skills in English, oral and written, are expected. Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related subject.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding for up two years.

More information about the particular project goals can be provided to interested candidates by contacting Dr. Squicciarini at acs20@psu.edu . Please include with your application a CV, a cover letter (optional), a research statement (optional), and names of three references. All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.

The College of IST is strongly committed to a diverse community and to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students of all races, genders, and backgrounds. The College of IST is committed to making good faith efforts to recruit, hire, retain, and promote qualified individuals from underrepresented minority groups including women, persons of color, diverse gender identities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We invite applicants to address their engagement in or commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity issues as they relate to broadening participation in the disciplines represented in the college as well as aligning with the mission of the College of IST in a separate statement.

Applications will be processed on a first-come first-serve basis, and will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

A Postdoctoral position in the area of Geo-location privacy is available starting January 2021 at the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), The Pennsylvania State University in Dr. Squicciarini' s lab. The research is funded by a project from the National Science Foundation and aims at improving privacy guarantees in location-based services.

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a good background in privacy and a deep interest to work on algorithmic problems in a location based services. In addition, good language skills in English, oral and written, are expected. Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related subject.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding for up two years.

More information about the particular project goals can be provided to interested candidates by contacting Dr. Squicciarini at acs20@psu.edu . Please include with your application a CV, a cover letter (optional), a research statement (optional), and names of three references. All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.

The College of IST is strongly committed to a diverse community and to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students of all races, genders, and backgrounds. The College of IST is committed to making good faith efforts to recruit, hire, retain, and promote qualified individuals from underrepresented minority groups including women, persons of color, diverse gender identities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We invite applicants to address their engagement in or commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity issues as they relate to broadening participation in the disciplines represented in the college as well as aligning with the mission of the College of IST in a separate statement.

Applications will be processed on a first-come first-serve basis, and will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

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