Are you a motivated and passionate individual interested in pursuing a career in the field of Security and Privacy? We are excited to announce an opening for a PhD student in this field as part of the Lessen project. The successful candidate will work on the security and privacy of conversational AI systems.
About the Position
The PhD position involves developing auditing techniques for privacy protection in conversational agents and developing measures to make the agents more resilient against malicious attacks and/or information theft. The position will require close collaboration with other universities in the Netherlands and several companies that deploy chatbots at a large scale.
Benefit of this position
As a PhD student in the Lessen project, you will be able to work on cutting-edge technology and contribute to a project that aims to improve the privacy and security of conversational AI systems. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with experts in the field and gain valuable experience that will help you further your career.
Available Level of Study
The position is open to candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program.
Financial Support: The successful candidate will receive financial support in the form of a salary that will cover the costs of living in the Netherlands. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and will be in line with the guidelines of the University of Groningen.
To be considered for this position, you must have a Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. You should also have a strong background in Security and Privacy and be familiar with the concepts and technologies used in the field.
How to Apply
If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in this position, you can apply online through the University of Groningen's website: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opportunities/?details=00347-02S0009USP . The application deadline is 12 February, 2023.
The successful candidate will be part of the Information Systems Group at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, and will work under the supervision of Fatih Turkmen. The Lessen project is a collaborative effort between several universities in the Netherlands and companies that deploy chatbots at a large scale. More information about the project and the position can be found on the University of Groningen's website.
In conclusion, this is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a PhD in Security and Privacy. The successful candidate will work on cutting-edge technology and gain valuable experience that will help them further their career. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in this position, we encourage you to apply before the deadline.