PhD Position at the Department of Computer Science, Karlstad University - Sweden

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A Ph.D. position is available within the IT Security Group at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University.

The IT Security Group is focusing on privacy-enhancing technologies, network and operating system security.


  • Qualified for this position are candidates with a University degree of 240 ECTS, from which at least 60 ECTS were awarded for courses at advanced level and have a Master’s degree or the Swedish Magister or Civilingenjör Degrees in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Qualified are also those candidates who have achieved corresponding degrees and/or knowledge in Sweden or abroad.
  • Knowledge or experience in some of the areas of IT security, wireless communication security or privacy enhancing technologies is desirable.


    Your application should contain a cover letter, CV, copies of your degrees, a list of attended courses with grades and dates, if applicable copies of publications or proofs of other achievements, and reference letters or contact addresses of reference persons.

    More information:

    Professor Simone Fischer Hübner
    Union represeantative for SACO Thomas Wennstam and for OFR
    Barbro Berglund.
    Tel: +46 54-700 10 00
    E-mail: simone.fischer-huebner[at]

    Application with Reference FAK 1 2007/223 should be sent to:

    Karlstads universitet
    Fakulteten för ekonomi, kommunikation och IT
    S- 651 88 KARLSTAD

    For further details, and application materials, contact: PhD Position at the Department of Computer Science

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