International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Ph.D. Position in Cryptography
TU Darmstadt
The Applied Cryptography Group at Technical University of Darmstadt offers a fully funded position as PhD student in Cryptography. The positions is to be filled as soon as possible for 3 years with the possibility of extension. You will conduct research and publish/present the results at top venues for research in cryptography and IT Security.

Topics of particular interest include (but are not limited to):
  • Leakage/tamper resilient cryptography
  • Cryptography for blockchains and cryptocurrencies
  • Multiparty computation & threshold cryptography
Your profile is ideally:
  • Completed Master's degree (or equivalent) with excellent grades in computer science, mathematics or a similar area.
  • Strong mathematical and/or algorithmic/theoretical CS background
  • Good knowledge of cryptography. Knowledge in concepts of provable security is a plus.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
TU Darmstadt is a top research university for IT Security, Cryptography and Computer Science in Europe. We offer excellent working environment in the heart of the Frankfurt Metropolitan Area, which is internationally well-known for a high quality of life.

Review of applications starts immediately until the position is filled. For further information please visit:
Contact: Sebastian Faust (
Last updated: 2022-07-24 posted on 2022-07-22