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Postdoctoral in Quantum Cryptography
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir. Morroco

Located at the heart of the future Green City of Benguerir, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), a higher education institution with an international standard, is established to serve Morocco and the African continent. Its vision is honed around research and innovation at the service of education and development. This unique nascent university, with its state-of-the-art campus and infrastructure, has woven a sound academic and research network, and its recruitment process is seeking high quality academics and professionals in order to boost its quality-oriented research environment in the metropolitan area of Marrakech.

The School of Computer and Communication Sciences at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir, Morocco is currently looking for motivated and talented Postdoctoral researchers in the area of Pos-Quantum Cryptography. The successful candidates will primarily be working on the following topics (but not limited to):

  • Quantum primitives such as PKE, KEM, KEX, and Digital Signatures
  • Post quantum Zero Knowledge Proofs
  • Design and implementation of hybrid solutions
  • Attack on existing proposals

The ideal candidates should have a PhD degree in cryptography (or related field) from a leading university, and a proven record of publications in top cryptography/security/TCS venues.

We offer competitive salary (the net salary per month is 2000 USD), a budget for conference travel and research visit, and membership in a young and vibrant team with several international contacts (for more see:

Submit your application via email including

  • full CV,
  • sample publications,
  • a detailed research proposal,
  • and 2-3 reference letters sent directly by the referees.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact: Assoc. Prof. Mustapha Hedabou (
Last updated: 2022-06-16 posted on 2022-06-16