International Association for Cryptologic Research

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PhDs / PostDocs in Cryptography (3 vacancies)
Research Institute CODE, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany

The Research Institute CODE (, established in 2017, with currently 15 professorships and over 130 researchers, is being expanded to one of the largest European research institutes for cyber security.

For a newly established professorship in Cryptography, Daniel Slamanig is seeking multiple PhD and Post-Doc researchers. Relevant topics include:
  • Public-key cryptographic primitives
  • Malleable and updatable cryptography
  • Foundations and applications of privacy-preserving cryptography
  • Post-quantum cryptography
  • (Non-interactive) Zero-knowledge proofs and zk-SNARKs
  • Real-world cryptography

Candidates are expected to do cutting edge research in cryptography. We offer the opportunity to engage with research projects and international partners from academia and industry. Candidates will also gain experience with supporting teaching activities.


  • Master's degree (or equivalent) or PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Security, or a similar discipline.
  • PostDoc candidates must have a strong track record (ideally with publications at IACR conferences and/or the top 4 security conferences) and good academic writing and presentation skills.
  • High motivation for research work and ability to work independently.
  • Good organisation and communication skills.
  • Eager to disseminate research results through publications and presentations at top-tier conferences.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (German desirable but not required).
All positions are available for start from November 2023 (flexible) and are fully funded at federal salary levels TV-ÖD E13/14 (~50k to 65k EUR p.a. depending on qualifications and experience).

How to apply? Send a mail to Daniel Slamanig with subject line "Application UniBWM" including your cover/motivation letter, CV, transcripts of grades, and references.

Closing date for applications: Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.

Contact: Daniel Slamanig (daniel.slamanig [AT]
Last updated: 2023-08-21 posted on 2023-08-18