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Research Associate in Cloud Security
Ref. 50052971

Salary: £35,743 to £40,646 per annum (incl. LWA)

Department: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Location: Central London

This post is full time, 35 hours per week and is fixed term until 31 December 2023.
The Centre for Parallel Computing (CPC) at the University of Westminster is looking for a Research Associate in Cloud Security to carry out research within the EU funded H2020 DIGITbrain (Digital twins bringing agility and innovation to manufacturing SMEs, by empowering a network of DIHs with an integrated digital platform that enables Manufacturing as a Service - and ASCLEPIOS (Advanced Secure Cloud Encrypted Platform for Internationally Orchestrated Solutions in Healthcare - projects. 

The successful candidate will carry out tasks in relation to the design and development of novel secure and privacy-preserving cloud/edge/fog orchestration solutions. In addition to that, the successful candidate will be also expected to contribute to writing project deliverables and research papers related to the project. We expect candidates to have a strong research background in network security and/or applied cryptography. Proven research in areas such as trusted computing, cloud security, safety verification, security verification, data privacy, cyber-physical and internet of things security and cloud or mobile security will be considered as a plus. 

The Centre for Parallel Computing is one of the leading research centres in distributed and parallel computation technologies. In particular, the CPC is engaged in research in Distributed Computing Infrastructures such as edge-fog-cloud ecosystems, specifically concentrating on the secure and automated deployment, orchestration and scalability of a large variety of applications in such environments. The CPC has a well-established track record of securing research funding in large-scale collaborative research projects, leading and contributing to more than 15 projects in the last 10 years. From December 2018 the CPC is leading and coordinating the EU ASCLEPIOS project that will run until November 2021. From July 2020 the CPC contributes to the DIGITbrain project that continues until December 2023. 

For informal enquiries and further information please contact Prof Tamas Kiss (

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Closing date: midnight on 10th March 2021

Interviews are likely to be held on: 17-19 March 2021

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