Post-doctoral Researcher Position on “IoT security”

  • Post-doc on “IoT Security”: Reference ELIOT
  • Starting date: September / October 2019 (negotiable if necessary)
  • Full-time, 1.5-year fixed term contract, remuneration: 50 kEuros/year (~2,200 Euros/month net salary) plus conference attendance and travel expenses to Brazil for project meetings.

Description: The post-doc will work on the project ELIOT “Enabling technologies for IoT”, funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR), in collaboration with the Universities of Sao Paulo USP and PUC-Rio in Brazil. Applications are sought from international candidates with an outstanding academic background and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

  • physical layer security, secret key generation at PHY
  • localization based authentication
  • anomaly detection, hardware security
  • IoT security

and related disciplines. Demonstrable mathematical skills and familiarity with IoT security standards will be an advantage. Experience in proposal writing will be an advantage.

About the opportunity and us

The post-doctoral researcher will join the ETIS Laboratory UMR 8051 and will work under the supervision of Dr. Arsenia (Ersi) Chorti. Informal inquiries can be sent by email to The successful applicant will be located at the École Nationale Supérieure de l’Électronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA), a reputable Engineering School (“Grande Ecole”) at the outskirts of Paris (line RER A, station Cergy Prefecture) in France.

About you

Applicants must have (or be close to completion) a PhD degree in a relevant area, a good publication record and should be familiar with key engineering programming languages (e.g., MATLAB, Python, R, etc.). Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work effectively in a team, manage resources and prioritise tasks to achieve project outcomes will be essential. A good knowledge of the English language is required. Knowledge of French is not a pre-requisite.

How to Apply

Application procedure: Applications should include the following elements: 1) detailed CV, 2) one-page motivation letter, 3) two or three academic references. All applications must be submitted directly by email at; the subject of your email should be “Application for ELIOT post-doc”.

Closing date: 11:59 pm 5th July 2019 (GMT+1 Time Zone)

Interviews will be conducted in person (upon availability) or by phone / videoconference between 8-12 July 2019.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from female candidates, people with disabilities and diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

We reserve the right not to proceed with any appointment.