PhD in Assessing 5G and Beyond as an Element of Critical Service

PhD in Assessing 5G and Beyond as an Element of Critical Service


PhD in Assessing 5G and Past as an Ingredient of Essential Service

On the Division of Data Safety and Communications Expertise we have now a emptiness for a PhD candidate in “Assessing 5G and past as a component of vital service ”.

The analysis might be carried out throughout the context of SFI NORCICS, the brand new 8-year research-based innovation Norwegian Middle for Cybersecurity in Essential Sectors. These sectors embody electrical energy manufacturing and distribution, oil & fuel manufacturing and distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, monetary providers, transportation, sensible districts. NORCICS follows a holistic, complete and systemic method addressing individuals, processes and know-how to guard vital sectors all through the cybersecurity core features (determine, defend, detect, reply, get better). NORCICS has companions from academia, analysis, the general public sector and the trade.

This PhD mission is part of the PERSEUS doctoral programme: A collaboration between NTNU- Norway’s largest college, 11 top-level educational companions in 8 European nations, and eight industrial companions inside sectors of excessive societal relevance.

Inside PERSEUS we are going to recruit 40 PhD candidates who need to contribute to a sensible, secure and sustainable future. We’re in search of extremely expert PhD candidates motivated to method societal challenges inside one of many following thematic areas:

  • Massive knowledge and AI
  • Digital Twins
  • Web of Issues
  • Prolonged Actuality
  • Data and Cyber Safety

All members within the PERSEUS community convey distinctive and essential qualities with them into the doctoral programme. The PERSEUS PhD candidates could have the chance to collaborate with researchers within the associate establishments and in different mission consortia, and profit from these collaborative analysis and training actions.

As a part of the PERSEUS crew you’ll work alongside different extremely motivated and gifted PhD candidates and researchers. Additionally, you will have entry to the data base, state-of-the-art analysis infrastructure, and affect orientation of the companions within the crew.

Along with your training and improvement throughout the thematic analysis space, you’ll acquire transferable expertise inside mission improvement and administration, science communication, analysis ethics, innovation and entrepreneurial considering, in addition to primary college didactics.

As a PERSEUS PhD candidate, you can be employed by NTNU. Throughout your keep, you’ll do a 2-3 month worldwide keep and a 1-2 month nationwide stick with one of many PERSEUS companions. This can permit you to lengthen your community inside academia and trade, and to study your analysis space from a tutorial, innovation, and societal perspective.

The length of the PhD employment is 36 months.

Beginning gross wage is 491.200 NOK/yr (equal to approx. 50.133 EUR/yr by the change price of Could 2021).

We’re in search of PhD candidates from all nationalities, who need to contribute to our quest to create data for a greater world. PERSEUS recruits candidates in keeping with the EU’s mobility rule, i.e. candidates can not have spent greater than 12 months in Norway over the last 3 years.

We imagine in honest and open processes. All purposes might be thought of by way of a clear analysis process, with impartial observers concerned.

The place’s working place is NTNU campus in Trondheim. You’ll report back to the Head of the Division.

We stay up for welcome you to the PERSEUS crew.

Duties of the place

  • The PhD candidate will work on difficult analysis issues associated to using the long run 5G and past ICT and communication infrastructure as an built-in a part of vital infrastructures and within the provision of vital providers. The work will take care of design for and assessments of traits like dependability, safety, resilience, survivability and low dangers. The main focus might be on unresolved system degree points. Relying on the talents of the candidate, totally different points could also be emphasised.
  • Enterprise the mandatory programs (30 ECTS) as a part of the PhD programme;
  • Submitting an software for admission and a analysis plan no later than 3 months after the employment;
  • Conducting prime quality analysis and report progress frequently and in settlement with the supervisors.

Required choice standards

  • Worldwide mobility necessities: Candidates of any age and any nationality might be eligible so far as they fulfil the mobility requirement of the COFUND programme, specifically, the candidates should not have resided or carried out their fundamental exercise (work, research, and so on.) within the nation of the host group (Norway) for greater than 12 months within the 3 years instantly earlier than the decision deadline of PERSEUS.
  • Training necessities: 5 years of upper training (BSC and MSC) or training equal to (300 ECTS). The grade necessities are B or larger (primarily based on NTNU’s grading scale). Training must be documented by diploma complement or equal documentation in English and embody an outline of the academic system. Worldwide Relations do require Chinese language diplomas to be verified utilizing CHSI. The NTNU Workplace of Worldwide Relations will consider levels and diplomas.
  • Language talent necessities: The candidates might be requested to supply proof of excellent English language expertise, written and spoken. The next certificates could also be used as such proof: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificates in Superior English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificates of Proficiency in English (CPE).
  • Export of Information Management: The PhD candidates who, primarily based on a complete first-hand evaluation, would possibly come into battle with laws governing exports of data, know-how and providers is not going to advance farther from the primary stage within the recruitment course of. For additional data, please discuss with the Export Management Act.

As well as, the candidate will need to have:

  • Information within the related thematic space and particular digital expertise.
  • Sturdy educational background in
    • Networking, ideally additionally with perception in SDN and NFV and their associated implementation applied sciences;
    • Data safety, ideally additionally with perception in evaluation methods;
    • Expertise oriented arithmetic and statistics;
    • Ideally in a number of of the subjects: mathematical modelling and evaluation, simulation, optimization, HW and SW design and implementation, digital economics, cybernetics.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the rules in drive regarding State Workers and Civil Servants and Rules in regards to the levels of Philosophiae Physician (PhD) and Philosodophiae Physician (PhD) in creative analysis nationwide pointers for appointment as PhD, submit physician and analysis assistant  

Most well-liked choice standards

  • Publication actions within the aforementioned disciplines might be thought of a bonus.
  • Related expertise in aforementioned disciplines.
  • The applicant ought to have good communication expertise and be prepared to collaborate with different researchers within the cross-disciplinary group of individuals related to this mission.
  • Good written and oral English

Private traits

  • Be scientifically curious and open to new analysis challenges.
  • Show independence and persistence in addressing technical issues.
  • Be versatile and dependable.
  • Potential to work independently but in addition in a crew.
  • Dedication and supply with respect to deadlines.

We provide

Wage and situations

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017 and are usually remunerated at gross from NOK 491 200 every year earlier than tax, nonetheless it could be negotiable (elevated) relying on excessive degree of {qualifications} and analysis expertise of the candidate. From the wage, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The interval of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD place requires that you’re admitted to the PhD programme in Data Safety inside three months of employment, and that you just take part in an organized PhD programme throughout the employment interval.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the rules in drive regarding State Workers and Civil Servants, and the acts referring to Management of the Export of Strategic Items, Companies and Expertise. Candidates who by evaluation of the applying and attachment are seen to battle with the factors within the latter regulation might be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment it’s essential to assume that there could also be modifications within the space of labor.

It’s a prerequisite you may be current at and accessible to the establishment each day.

In regards to the software

The appliance and supporting documentation for use as the premise for the evaluation have to be in English.

Publications and different scientific work should observe the applying. Please word that purposes are solely evaluated primarily based on the data out there on the applying deadline. It is best to be sure that your software reveals clearly how your expertise and expertise meet the factors that are set out above.

Please submit your software electronically through Jobbnorge web site. Purposes submitted elsewhere/incomplete purposes is not going to be thought of. Candidates should add the next paperwork throughout the cut-off date:

  • CV together with data related for the {qualifications}, submitted along with an identification doc.
  • Title, present affiliation and electronic mail handle of not less than 2 individuals that can present reference for you.
  • Licensed copies of educational diplomas and transcripts and the reference letter.
  • Candidates from universities outdoors of Norway might be requested to ship a diploma complement (or an analogous doc) which describes in particulars the examine and grading system, and the rights for additional research related to the obtained diploma. Chinese language candidates are required to supply affirmation of Grasp Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).
  • A analysis curiosity description (most 2 pages) that features a quick presentation of the motivation for a PhD examine, suitability for the place and the applicant’s view in the direction of listed analysis challenges in addition to the theoretical and methodological method to the challenges.
  • Scientific publications (if any). Joint works might be thought of. Whether it is tough to determine your contribution to joint works, it’s essential to connect a quick description of your participation.

Within the analysis of which candidate is finest certified, emphasis might be positioned on training, expertise and private suitability.

NTNU is dedicated to following analysis standards for analysis high quality in keeping with The San Francisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation – DORA.

Normal data

Working at NTNU

work surroundings is characterised by range. We encourage certified candidates to use, no matter their gender, practical capability or cultural background.

Town of Trondheim is a contemporary European metropolis with a wealthy cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a inhabitants of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, together with healthcare, faculties, kindergartens and general equality, might be the most effective of its type on the earth. Skilled backed day-care for kids is well out there. Moreover, Trondheim affords nice alternatives for training (together with worldwide faculties) and potentialities to get pleasure from nature, tradition and household life and has low crime charges and clear air high quality.

As an worker at NTNU, it’s essential to always adhere to the modifications that the event within the topic entails and the organizational modifications which can be adopted.

In line with the Data Act (Offentleglova), your identify, age, place and municipality could also be made public even when you have requested to not have your identify entered on the listing of candidates.

In case you have any questions in regards to the place, please contact Professor Bjarne Emil Helvik, phone +47 73592667, electronic mail In case you have any questions in regards to the recruitment course of, please contact Stine Terese Ruen Nymoen, e-mail:

If you’re invited for interview it’s essential to embody licensed copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please discuss with the applying quantity 2021/42585 when making use of.

Utility deadline: 30.09.2021.

NTNU – data for a greater world

NTNU – data for a greater world

The Norwegian College of Science and Expertise (NTNU) creates data for a greater world and options that may change on a regular basis life.

Division of Data Safety and Communication Expertise

Analysis is significant to the safety of our society. We train and conduct analysis in cyber safety, data safety, communications networks and networked providers. Our areas of experience embody biometrics, cyber defence, cryptography, digital forensics, safety in e-health and welfare know-how, clever transportation programs and malware. The Division of Data Safety and Communication Expertise is one among seven departments within the School of Data Expertise and Electrical Engineering .

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