International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Multiple PhD and Postdoc Positions in different areas of Cryptography
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KU Leuven, COSIC, Belgium
The Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) group belongs to the Electrical Engineering Department at the KU Leuven. The COSIC team has about 90 researchers including 7 professors, 20postdoctoral researchers, 50 PhD students, 5 visitors and 5 support staff.

The COSIC research group provides a broad expertise in digital security and strives for innovative security solutions. Our research is applied in a broad range of application domains, such as electronic payments, identity cards, e-voting, protection of e-documents, intelligent home appliances, telematics for the automobile industry and trusted systems. Our research focus lays in the design, evaluation and implementation of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, the development of security architectures for information and communication systems, the development of security mechanisms for embedded systems and the design and analysis of privacy preserving systems. The group has as goal to cover the whole range from mathematical theory towards industrial applications.

COSIC is looking for motivated researchers who fit into the following profiles

  • Postdoc Position: Cryptography secured against physical attacks
  • PhD Position: Mobile web privacy and security
  • PhD/postdoc position on access control and data protection in health care applications (EU H2020 – ProTego)
  • Postdoctoral researcher in post-quantum cryptography
  • PhD/postdoc position in Applied Multi-Party Computation
  • PhD/postdoc positions in secure computation (FWO Odysseus, DARPA RACE, IARPA Hector)
  • PhD position in secure hardware roots of trust
  • PhD/postdoc position in Protocol Design and Analysis

    Please check for all details on the different positions. You also find a profile and skills requirements here.

  • Contact: jobs-cosic (at)
    Last updated: 2019-10-22 posted on 2019-10-22