International Association for Cryptologic Research

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PostDoc in Applied Cryptography / Provable Security
Tampere University

The Network and Information Security Group is currently looking for several motivated and talented PostDoctoral researchers to contribute to research projects related to applied cryptography, hardware security, security and privacy. The successful candidates will primarily be working on the following topics (but not limited to):

  • Differential Privacy;
  • Functional Encryption;
  • Privacy-Preserving Analytics;
  • Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning;
  • Searchable Encryption and data structures enabling efficient search operations on encrypted data;
  • Processing of encrypted data in outsourced and untrusted environments;
  • IoT Security and Applications to Smart Cities.

Programming skills is a must.

The positions are principa research-focused. Activities include:

  • Conducting both theoretical and applied research;
  • Design of secure and/or privacy-preserving protocols;
  • Software development and validation;
  • Reading and writing scientific articles;
  • Presentation of the research results at seminars and conferences in Finland and abroad;
  • Acquiring (or assisting in acquiring) further funding.

Successful candidates will be working in EU and industrial research projects. Topics will be spanning from the theoretical foundations of cryptography to the design and implementation of provable secure communication protocols with direct applications to smart cities, cloud computing and eHealth.

To apply please send the following:

  • Your latest CV;
  • A research statement (max 2 pages long);
  • The three best papers you have co-authored.
Contact:
  • Antonis Michalas (Provable Security and Privacy): antonios.michalas@tuni.fi

Last updated: 2020-09-02 posted on 2020-09-02