About the SnT
SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.
We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.
We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!
Conduct highly innovative research across the domains of computer science, social sciences and bioethics on an interdisciplinary research project entitled Privacy and security of next-generation genome services .
Contribute to the design of privacy preserving techniques for genomics applications
Homomorphic encryption and Secure Multiparty computation methods for genomics privacy
Privacy preserving machine learning techniques in genomics applications
Publish research results and present them at international conferences
Contribute to reports and research publications
Engage in dissemination of results to stakeholders
Write a cumulative PhD thesis
The project stems from a partnership between the University of Luxembourg and Megeno S.A ., a Luxembourg-based company whose business is to facilitate long-term storage of genome data and repurpose it to enable genome-informed personalized treatment and disease prevention.
Strong mathematical and algorithmic CS background with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or other related discipline
Good software development skills in C / C++ and / or scripting languages like Python
Proficiency in English
Strong interest in interdisciplinary research, privacy preserving techniques
Good academic writing and excellent communication skills.
Ability to work indepently and as a team member
Inquisitive and critical mind, collaborative attitude
Background in cryptology and Bioinformatics, in particular sequence analysis is a strong plus
Background in ML libraries such as Tersorflow or scikit-learn is a plus
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Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract
Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Location : Kirchberg
Job Reference : UOL03777
Applications should be submitted online and include :
Digital copy of diploma certificates
A motivation letter detailing why the candidate intends to undertake a PhD and how s / he intends to advance the state of the art in Informed consent solutions for next generation genome services
Contact information of three references
All qualified individuals are encouraged