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PhD Positions

We have several positions available at the University of Trento - Security Group. Some of them in cyber-security, risk and vulnerability assessment, attack and threat vectors, digital finance and security.

The ICT Doctoral Programm

This is the overall Doctoral School in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Trento.

Formal application instructions at the Doctoral School Application Web Site.

You can apply for area C (security being the keyword) and also in area C1 (special grant on digital finance and security). You can select the area (or multiple areas) during the single application process.

You can find several information on the school and living in Trento on the school's web site. In particular you can read

Formal requirements

  • You must have a Master or equivalent degree by 31 October 2016
  • You must be able to start the Phd by 31 October 2016.

Contract Details

  • Fellowship amount (Net): €12.196/year
  • Scholarship increase for periods abroad: 50% increase when staying abroad for research purposes (up to 1 year)
  • Duration of the Fellowship: 3 years
  • Accommodation: contribution to lodging €1.800/year. Accomodation on Campus is provided for the first year
  • National Health Insurance: Italy has a free National Health Service. Registration costs up to € 149,77 is provided by the University
  • Personal Research budget: €2.800 (travel expenses, publications and conferences fees, etc.) additional budget depends on the advisor

The NECS industry-academia program

It is a Marie Curie Programme with several other universities. See the NeCS web site for information on the full consortium.

This programme includes a secondment of some months at a company (For Trento this would be ATOS in Madrid, British Telecom in the UK and Poste Italiane in Rome). This is a richer fellowship programme, including mobility and family allowances.

Formal application instructions at the UNITN NeCS Application Web Site.

Formal requirements

  • You must have a obtained Master or equivalent degree after 31 July 2012 and before 31st July 2016
  • You must not have been a resident in Italy for more than 12months from 31 July 2013 to 31st July 2016
  • You must be able to start the contract by 30 August 2016.

Contract Details

  • Research fellowship (Gross): €33.051/year
  • Duration of the Fellowship: 3 years
  • Mobility allowance (Gross): €5.975/year
  • Possible Family Allowance in addition to coverage of study and research relates expenses
  • National Health Insurance: Italy has a free National Health Service. Registration costs up to € 149,77 is provided by the University

Employment will start preferably from 1st August 2016 and at best from 30th of August. The academic year starts 1st November 2016.

Candidates who have not been resident in Italy may benefit of a special tax reduction package.

Important

If you apply for either positions please send also a copy of your finalized application as a single pdf file to p.sterlini@unitn.it (PhD UNITN-C/C1 or NeCS in the subject).

phd_positions.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/06 23:59 by fabio.massacci@unitn.it