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Call for a Tenure Track position for a Researcher in the field of Computer Security

The purpose of FBK’s Tenure Track program is to offer high level professionals the opportunity of pursuing a structured career path in order to become tenured researchers and contribute to the long term strategy of the organization.

Within this framework, FBK-ICT is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, independent researcher in the field of Computer Security.

The successful candidate is expected to:
  • Conduct research and innovative activities in the broad area of Computer Security;
  • Develop software tools for the automated analysis of security-critical systems and/or apply them to industrial scale problems;
  • Participate in research and development projects, also in partnership with industrial partners.

Application deadline: 15th of December 2016

More info available here.

PhD candidates

PhD candidates who are interested in carrying out their research within the S&T Research Unit shall apply for a PhD grant sponsored by FBK/ST, at the International Doctorate School of the University of Trento, Italy (  Prospective candidates interested in this opportunity can send their CV, a statement of interest and optionally up to three recommendation letters to:  armando [at] fbk [dot] eu.

Past calls

Call for a joint UNIGE-FBK PhD Student Scholarship in Distributed Application Security
More information on the research topic are available at
Instructions on how to apply can be found at  
The application deadline is June 10, 2016.


The ST Research Unit is looking for a candidate to carry out activities in the field of security analysis techniques for access control policies. The researcher is expected to build automated analysis techniques for safety properties (both at the user and administrative levels) in order to augment the security of distributed applications with particular attention to the NATO High Assurance Attribute-Based Access Control Guard system (more info about the project available here). JobDescription.pdf

Published on December 19, 2013
Opening date: December 19, 2013
Closing date: January 9, 2014
Selection result


The ST Research Unit is looking for a talented and motivated candidate to contribute to the development of an industrial strength software toolkit and methodology for in-depth threat analysis and security testing of distributed applications. In particular, this task comprises the development of an industrial strength application programming interface for model checking and automated test case generation. JobDescription.pdf

Published on December 9, 2013
Opening date: December 9, 2013
Closing date: December 29, 2013
New Closing date: January 12, 2014