International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Ph.D. student
Université de Lyon, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
The Embedded System Security Group at University Jean Monnet (Saint-Etienne, France) is looking for motivated PhD students. We are looking for candidates to work on the implementation security of post-quantum NIST finalists. This project aims to develop side-channel attacks and fault attacks against unprotected implementations of the candidates and propose tailored countermeasures.

Your tasks:

  • Research in the field of post-quantum cryptography
  • Possible teaching to the extent of 4 hours a week
  • Your profile:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related area by the time of appointment.
  • Interest in the areas of cryptography and IT security.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken).
  • Knowledge of French is not mandatory.
  • If you are interested, please send an email including your detailed CV to and Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

    Contact: Vincent Grosso ( and Pierre-Louis Cayrel (
    Last updated: 2022-03-02 posted on 2022-03-02