Phd/doctoral Barcelona, Spain Apply
Pompeu Fabra University
Roc Boronat 138, Office 216 Tanger Building
08018 Barcelona

The BAnDIT project (advanced Blockchain Attacks and Defense Techniques), is an Innovation Training Network funded under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska­ - Curie Programme that aims at developing an advanced platform to test real persistent threats to Blockchain Technology and assess the weaknesses of blockchain applications/systems as well as fostering partnership between Industry and Academia in a powerful emerging technology of great impact in our society.

The project is structured around 4 Individual Research Projects (IRPs), one for each Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within 4 main research topics:

  • Formal analysis of the blockchain technology  
  • Advanced attacks and defense techniques for blockchain-based applications
  • Auditing systems for blockchain-based applications
  • Economic and legal foundations

We are looking for highly motivated young researchers with a Master degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or related disciplines, willing to study and do research at the leading edge of blockchain technologies.

PhD's students will be appointed for 36 months. All the fellowships provide a highly competitive remuneration package (basic, gross salary higher than 3200€) complemented by mobility and family allowances (for eligible candidates).


Application Instructions

The evaluation committee will assess candidates on a continuous basis until the positions are filled.  First evaluation will be at the end of May, and afterward regularly at the end of every month until all candidates are selected. Once evaluated will be contacted, and if pre-selected interviews will be arranged either via telco or by inviting you to one of the partners. Selected candidates will be published on the website.   

Applications are welcomed here.

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Prof. Vanesa Daza