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Postdoctoral Reseacrher (two years)
Department of Computer Science, University of Luxembourg

A postdoctoral position is available in the APSIA research group (led by Prof. Peter Y. A. Ryan) in the Department of computer Science at the University of Luxembourg. The successful candidate is expected to do research in line with ‘’quantum safe proofs’’ (QSP) project funded by Luxembourg National Research Fund. The successful candidate will conduct the QSP project in collaboration with Prof. Peter Y. A. Ryan, Prof. Anne Broadbent (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Dr. Ehsan Ebrahimi (PI, University of Luxemburg).

The duration of the position is two years. The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral researcher at the UL is around EUR 77167 (full time) . The starting date would be as early as 02.01.2023 (Feb 2023).

The successful candidate will conduct the following tasks:

  • Research on post-quantum security of proof systems and its impact to applications like cryptocurrencies and electronic voting systems.
  • Research on Quantum Proof Systems: for instance, complexity classes QMA, QIP, etc.
  • Participate in teaching tasks and Ph.D. and M.Sc. students supervisions
  • Collaboration with writing progress reports
we expect:
  • A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics with the focus on Cryptography and its intersection with Quantum Computation & Information.
  • Experience working on quantum-secure proof systems or quantum proof systems is a plus
  • Competitive research record in cryptography or quantum computation & information
  • Strong mathematical CS background
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required
Applications should include a short letter of motivation, a CV, a publication list with short summery for each publication, and names of at least 2 reference letter writers . Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception.

Contact: Ehsan Ebrahimi,
Last updated: 2022-11-27 posted on 2022-11-24