Date Posted
6 May 2024

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PhD Project
Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) and Nokia Bell Labs (Paris)

4 PhD positions on Blockchain Technology

6 May 2024

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Position Description

Pompeu Fabra University and Nokia Bell Labs announce 4 Marie Skłodowska­-Curie European PhD Positions for the ITN BAnDIT H2020 project. PhD students will be supervised by researchers from UPF and Bell Labs (effectively spending 50% of the time at each institution), and collaborating with both Rovira i Virgili University and Caelum Labs for secondments.

We are looking for highly motivated young researchers with a Master degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or related disciplines, willing to study and do research at the leading edge of blockchain technologies.

The project is structured around 4 Individual Research Projects (IRPs), one for each Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within 4 main research topics:

– Formal analysis of the blockchain technology
– Advanced attacks and defense techniques for blockchain-based applications
– Auditing systems for blockchain-based applications
– Economic and legal foundations

PhD students will be appointed for 36 months. All the fellowships provide a highly competitive remuneration package (basic, gross salary higher than 3200€) complemented by mobility and family allowances (for eligible candidates).

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How to Apply

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €40'000 - €50'000.