Post-Doctoral opening at Carnegie Mellon: Privacy and Security Behavior and Decision Making
Pittsburgh, United States
Carnegie Mellon University
The CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory and Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University have an immediate opening for a post doctoral fellow to work on a four-year project that will have direct access to and explore in-depth privacy and security-related behavior from a large panel of home computer users.
This is an interdisciplinary project. It involves interacting with other faculty and students with diverse backgrounds (economics, behavioral decision research, and computer science). The ideal candidate would have experience doing research in usable security, security economics, behavioral decision making, or a related field. In addition, the ideal candidate should have substantial systems programming skills, including knowledge of Windows internals. Strong Java background is a must. Candidates are expected to be capable of working under limited supervision and should have strong communication skills. The successful candidate is expected to publish papers in top-level journals and conferences along with other faculty and students. The postdoc will work with professors Lorrie Cranor, Nicolas Christin, Alessandro Acquisti, and Rahul Telang at Carnegie Mellon University.
The initial appointment is for one year with option of renewal for another one to three years. The start date is negotiable, but ideally no later than October 1, 2012. Carnegie Mellon offers competitive salaries and benefits.
Interested candidates should forward their resume along with the names of three references to Lorrie Cranor
CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory: http://cups.cs.cmu.edu/
Heinz College: http://heinz.cmu.edu/
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.