<div dir="ltr">FYI<br><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">Mavon, Kimia</b> <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:kmavon@g.harvard.edu">kmavon@g.harvard.edu</a>&gt;</span><br>Date: Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 5:08 PM<br>Subject: Please Forward: Open Position on Privacy Tools Project - Postdoc Fellowships, Summer Internships, Research Positions<br>To: <br><br><br><div dir="ltr">Dear Workshop Invitees and Attendees,<div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px">My name is Kimia Mavon and I am the Project Manager for Harvard&#39;s </span><a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fprivacytools.seas.harvard.edu%2F&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" style="font-size:12.8px" target="_blank">Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data</a> Project<span style="font-size:12.8px">. I&#39;m reaching out today to follow up with those invited to our fall 2013 </span><span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il" style="font-size:12.8px">workshop</span><span style="font-size:12.8px"> &quot;</span><a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fprivacytools.seas.harvard.edu%2Ffall-2013-workshop&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" style="font-size:12.8px" target="_blank">Integrating Approaches to Privacy across the Research Lifecycle.</a><span style="font-size:12.8px">&quot;</span><br style="font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:12.8px">We would like to utilize this diverse network and ask that you forward our </span><a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fprivacytools.seas.harvard.edu%2Fparticipate%2Fpositions&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" style="font-size:12.8px" target="_blank">call for postdoctoral fellows, interns, and researchers </a><span style="font-size:12.8px">to your various mailing lists. With your help sharing this call we will receive applications with interdisciplinary backgrounds and diverse experiences.</span></div><div><br></div><div>Please note that our postdoctoral fellowship deadline is December 1. If an applicant has a conflict with this date, please have him/her contact <a href="mailto:privacytools-info@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">privacytools-info@seas.<wbr>harvard.edu</a>. <br style="font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:12.8px">I&#39;ve pasted the call below. </span></div><div><br style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:12.8px">Thank you, </span><br style="font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:12.8px">Kimia Mavon</span><br style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:12.8px">Privacy Tools</span></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px">###<br clear="all"></span><div><br></div><div><h3 style="margin:0px 0px 16px;padding:0px;font-family:georgia,baskerville,palatino,&quot;palatino linotype&quot;,&quot;book antiqua&quot;,&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif;font-weight:normal;color:rgb(30,30,30)"><strong><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font size="2">Open Positions in the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data Project</font></span></strong></h3><p style="margin:0px 0px 1.5em;padding:0px;color:rgb(30,30,30);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">The Privacy Tools Project seeks students, interns, postdocs, and visiting researchers in <strong>Computer Science, Statistics, Government, </strong><strong>Mathematics, </strong><strong>Law, </strong><wbr>and <strong>Social Sciences with Quantitative Experience</strong>, particularly those with an interest in learning about or working on<strong> Data Privacy. </strong>Available positions are listed below, with instructions on how to apply. For general information, email <a href="mailto:privacytools-info@seas.harvard.edu" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(33,89,144)" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">privacytools-info@seas.<wbr>harvard.edu</span></a> or one of the <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fprivacytools.seas.harvard.edu%2Fpeople&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(33,89,144)" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">PIs</span></a>.</span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 1.5em;padding:0px;color:rgb(30,30,30);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">The Privacy Tools Project develops ways for scientists to share research data for producing open, replicable science without compromising the privacy of the individual research subjects whose data is used. Past students have written and contributed to publishable research papers in this fast-moving field, and we expect the same in future years. Work across the different projects includes:</span></p><ul style="margin:0px 0px 1.5em 17px;padding:0px;list-style-position:initial;color:rgb(30,30,30);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Theory:</strong> prove <wbr>mathematical theorems about what is achievable in the framework of differential privacy.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Experimental algorithms:</strong> implement, optimize, and test algorithms that perform useful data analysis tasks and satisfy differential privacy and other privacy metrics.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Empirical research:</strong> survey social science datasets and analysis methods to determine the fit with different privacy technologies.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Software development:</strong> develop software for statistics, user interfaces, and data visualization.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Programming languages and computer security:</strong> design and implement programming language tools to ensure differential privacy and combine it with other computer security models.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Law:</strong> develop legal instruments and policy recommendations that complement new privacy-preserving technologies.</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         <strong>Interdisciplinary interaction:</strong> collaborate with computer scientists, social scientists, lawyers, and statisticians.</span></li></ul><p style="margin:0px 0px 1.5em;padding:0px;color:rgb(30,30,30);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Useful background includes any of the following:</span></p><ul style="margin:0px 0px 1.5em 17px;padding:0px;list-style-position:initial;color:rgb(30,30,30);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Theoretical computer science, especially algorithms</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Data science, e.g. statistics and/or machine learning</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Programming (in R, Java, Scala, Python, Javascript, or D3)</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Quantitative analysis of social science data,  especially regression (&quot;least squares&quot;, or OLS)</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         User interfaces and user experience testing</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Programming language design and implementation</span></li><li style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">         Law, especially privacy law</span></li></ul></div><div><br></div><div><p><b>Application <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">Instructions</span></b></p><p><b>Prospective Legal Research Assistants</b><span style="color:black"><b>: </b></span></p><p><font color="#000000"><b>Term-Time </b>Research The Privacy Tools team at the Berkman Klein Center regularly seeks law students at the start of each semester to help with research and analysis on privacy law and policy issues. Under the direction of project team leaders, student tasks may include researching and writing short memoranda on selected topics in law, summarizing recent publications in professional journals, and attending lectures and events with the larger project team. For more information, please visit: <a href="https://cyber.harvard.edu/getinvolved/internships/privacy_tools" target="_blank">https://cyber.harvard.edu/<wbr>getinvolved/internships/<wbr>privacy_tools</a> </font></p><p><font color="#000000"><b>Summer Research </b>The Berkman Klein Center looks for law students to help the Privacy Tools Project research data privacy issues. Successful applicants will participate in the Berkman Klein Center&#39;s full time, 10-week summer internship program. Applications are typically due in early February. For more information, please visit: <a href="http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/getinvolved/internships_summer" target="_blank">http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/<wbr>getinvolved/internships_summer</a><wbr>.</font><br></p><p><b>Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows/Visiting Scholars: </b></p><p><span style="color:black">Prospective postdoctoral fellows or visiting scholars in <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">computer</span> <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">science</span>,<span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">statistics</span><wbr>, or other mathematical/scientific disciplines: please <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">apply</span> to the <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fcrcs.seas.harvard.edu%2Fapply&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"><span style="color:black">Center for Research on Computation and Society</span></a> and indicate <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">interest</span> in the <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">project</span> in your application. </span>Postdoctoral applications will be considered after the December 1 deadline as long as <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">positions</span> are <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">available</span>. Such applicants should also send an email to privacytools-info@seas to inform us of their applications<span style="color:black">.</span></p><p><b>Prospective Graduate <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">Students</span>: </b>Please <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">appl<wbr>y</span> to one of the relevant departments (<a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.seas.harvard.edu%2Faudiences%2Fprospective-graduates&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"><span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">computer</span> <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">science</span>/SEAS</a>, <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.harvard.edu%2Fgraduate-program%2Fprogram&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"><span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">govern<wbr>ment</span></a>, <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.stat.harvard.edu%2Fdegrees_page.php&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"><span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">statistics</span></a>, or <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.law.harvard.edu%2Fprospective%2F&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"><span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">law</span></a>), and mention the corresponding <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fprivacytools.seas.harvard.edu%2Fpeople&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank">PIs</a> and their <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">interest</span> in the <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">project</span> in their application. <br></p><p>If you are a current graduate student at Harvard, or elsewhere, interested in joining the <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">project</span> as an intern, please e-mail <a href="mailto:privacytools-info@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">privacytools-info@seas.<wbr>harvard.edu</a> to find out how to get involved.</p><p><b>Prospective Summer <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">Students</span> (non-Harvard Undergrads): </b>Undergraduate <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">stu<wbr>dents</span> outside of Harvard who wish to join the <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">project</span>as a summer intern should <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">apply</span> to the<a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.seas.harvard.edu%2Fk-12-community-programs%2Freu&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank"> SEAS REU site.</a></p><p><b>Current Harvard Undergraduate <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">Students</span>: </b>Harvar<wbr>d undergraduates may join the <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">project</span> as both term-time and summer <span class="m_1490950383027141337gmail-il">interns</span>. Undergraduates should <a href="http://t.sidekickopen69.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsRJ6s6W7dSCMg1qg9mWW7gs3QC56dvClf2tyXfq02?t=http%3A%2F%2Furaf.harvard.edu%2F&amp;si=5850538594533376&amp;pi=51aa711e-912c-4dff-b6aa-ae0fcbf834f2" target="_blank">review sources of funding from the College </a>and send a CV/Resume, transcript, and 2-3 references&#39; contact information to <a href="mailto:Privacytools-info@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">Privacytools-info@seas.harv<wbr>ard.edu</a>.</p><p><b>Others: </b>Please e-mail <font color="#1155cc"><u><a href="mailto:privacytools-info@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">privacytools-info@seas.<wbr>harvard.edu</a></u></font></p></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888">-- <br><div class="m_1490950383027141337gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><font size="2">Kimia Mavon<br>
Center for Research on Computation and Society<br>
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences<br>
33 Oxford Street, MD 353, Cambridge, MA 02138</font></div></div>
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