NTNU Testimon Forensics Group looking for MSCA-ITN PhDs/Early stage researchers

Publisert: 16/11/2016

NTNU Testimon Forensics Group is looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable researchers to join us in the MSCA-ITN project ESSENTIAL, Evolving Security SciencE through Networked Technologies, Information policy And Law .

To read about the positions hosted by NTNU Testimon, and to apply:

Ph.D./Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position in interoperability and reverse engineering of data policies

Ph.D./Early Stage Researcher (ESR)position in Reliability and admissibility of forensic evidence

Ph.D./Early stage Researcher(ESR) position in Aggregation and linkage of evidential values

ESSENTIAL has two main goals: a) to train inter-disciplinary security experts and professionals, to tackle security threats in a systematic manner and b) to increase societal resilience and security by addressing in an interdisciplinary manner 15 research topics, each associated with long-standing problems in the field of security science ranging from modeling security perception and democratizing intelligence to improving security and privacy in data ecosystems.

ESSENTIAL will be the first programme of its kind that aims to jointly educate the next generation of interdisciplinary experts in security science.

The ESSENTIAL consortium is built upon long-lasting cooperation relations among leading organizations coming from academia, international and national stakeholders and the private sector, many of whom have over 25 years of experience in contributing directly to national, European and UN technology-related policy making.

We welcome your application. Deadline January 4, 2017.


The overall objective for the MSCA-ITN projects is to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers, able to face current and future challenges and to convert knowledge and ideas into products and services for economic and social benefit.

ITN will raise excellence and structure research and doctoral training, extending the traditional academic research training setting, incorporating the elements of Open Science and equipping researchers with the right combination of research-related and transferable competences. It will provide enhanced career perspectives in both the academic and non-academic sectors through international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral mobility combined with an innovation-oriented mind-set.