Current Opennings


PhD students (1)

We invite applications for pre-doctoral research positions. We design and build secure networked systems; our research track record and agenda include a gamut of security and privacy problems.


Applicants must hold or be about to receive an MSc degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, information and communication technologies, or a related area. Furthermore, the applicant must have:

- Strong academic credentials, written and spoken English proficiency, communication and team-work skills.

- Preparation and readiness to contribute to our research agenda and to work in an internationally oriented group.

- Interest in several of the following: design, analysis, verification, implementation, or empirical evaluation of secure networked systems. 

- Background in several of the following: computer security, mobile computing, networking, Internet security, wireless communications, distributed algorithms and systems, programming languages, performance analysis, operating systems, simulation techniques and tools, software engineering, system and network programming, applied cryptography, privacy preserving or enhancing technologies.


Deadline: January 31, 2013


Applications should be sent to  in pdf format (only), with all documents merged into a single PDF-file, and with the reference number E-2012-0589 in the subject field. Detailed information is available here.

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PhD students (2) and post-doctoral researchers (1)

We invite applications for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral research positions in the context of the KTH - CSC program, addressed to Chinese citizens.


Deadline: February 1, 2013


Applications should be submitted online, according to the "PhD students and Postdoc Researchers" section of this page. In addition, (i) for pre-doctoral positions, please email an application package as per the announcement for the above-mentioned E-2012-0589 openings, and (ii) for post-doctoral positions, please email your CV and a research statement.

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Post-doctoral researchers (2)

We are looking for post-doctoral researchers that match or extend our ongoing activities. We design and build secure networked systems; our research track record and agenda include a gamut of security and privacy problems. For more information, please see

Candidates are expected to have a convincing publication record on any aspect of security or privacy; expertise in secure systems analysis or verification, or experimental security. Background in one or more of the following is a plus: wireless/RF systems, mobile computing, statistics, artificial intelligence, forensics, information theory, languages, game theory.


Women applicants are encouraged by the school.


Starting date: Flexible.

If interested: Please email with a CV and a research statement.


Application deadline: Flexible, although applications received by April 18 2012 will get higher priority. All applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled.

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    The search for post-doctoral reasearchers is currently active only in the context of the KTH-CSC program. ("post-doctoral reasearchers (1)").


    Other calls for postdoctoral reaseis are expected later in 2013. Expressions of interest are welcome in the meantime.


  • Responses on the PhD openings under "PhD students (1)" are expected by the end of February 2013.