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PhD Position at UAM Madrid under EU H2020 Project on Biometrics, Human Behavior, Privacy, Security,
martes, 13 octubre 2020

PhD POSITION on Biometrics, Human Behavior, Privacy, Security, HCI, Machine Learning
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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, SPAIN (under EU Marie Curie H2020 Project PRIMA: Privacy Matters [PriMa – Privacy Matters ])

Starting date: November - December 2020

ESR Description:
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The specific research topic of this position is to develop theory and methodologies to quantify privacy in the context of data (traditional biometrics as well as touch and movement patterns, soft biometrics, and context information) acquired through the interaction of the user with mobile devices. The candidate is expected to carry out a systematic study of the state of the art. Multimodal datasets containing mobile user interaction data will be collected. New methods and metrics to better quantify privacy will be proposed and applied to the biometric data under consideration in continuous authentication schemes.

We offer:
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- Extraordinary salary (ca. 50k EUR/year (40k gross salary + family allowance + travel allowance)).
- 3 year contract.
- World-class research group (BiDA Lab) at top University (UAM @ QS World Universities 2019, Top 50 under 50 ranking: #1 in Spain, #3 in Europe, and #9 in the World.)
- Excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.
- Excellent PhD training in cooperation with a strong EU-wide Consortium including multiple training activities across top EU universities.
- As an employee in Spain, you will have access to an excellent health service, as well as good pensions, generous maternity/paternity leave, etc.
- A green and lively campus, with excellent sports facilities and many other activities.

Essential Criteria:
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- A Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related area.
- Solid understanding of Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning.
- Good programming skills.
- Proactive, curiosity-driven, and committed to deliver by deadlines.
- Availability to travel for technical and scientific conferences, technical exhibitions, and regular meetings within the project consortium.
- Good scientific communication skills (verbal and written).


Applicants must send their CV including 2 reference contacts (MSc/Bachelor tutors or similar), together with a motivation letter to: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Deadline: October 20, 2020

Best regards,
Ruben Vera-Rodriguez
Associate Professor
Biometrics and Data Pattern Analytics (BiDA) Lab - ATVS
Escuela Politécnica Superior / School of Engineering
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Campus de Cantoblanco
c/ Francisco Tomas y Valiente, 11 - 28049 Madrid (SPAIN)
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