Research Fellow - Department of Engineering

London (GB)
(£)34804 to 38017
Jun 01, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jun 28, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Fellow

Reference Number 60030732

Location Northampton Square

School / Service School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Department Department of Engineering

Contract Duration Permanent

Hours Full-time

Salary Range (£)34804 to 38017


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.


The successful candidate would be required to develop a privacy preserving data management framework to apply in the know your customer (KYC) area. The postholder will carry out research and collaborate with the Principal Investigator (PI) on several areas of privacy preserving techniques and searchable encryption including software development and testing. They will be familiar with state-of-the-art privacy and data analytics techniques to work with a leading industrial player in the area of money laundering fraud detection in the UK.

Person Specification

The postholder will have a research background in the areas of security and privacy and specifically in applying state of the art data anonymization techniques such as k-anonymity and differential privacy. In addition, a good understanding of cryptographic techniques to handle data processing in the encrypted domain is essential.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 28th June 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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