International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Ph.D. student, Post-Doc (Implementation Security)
Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt, Germany

The newly stablished Implementation Security group is one of the core groups forming the faculty of Computer Science in the Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt and National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE). The research focus of the group is on the security of implementations. A large part of our research is dedicated to hardware security, protection against physical attacks (side-channel analysis and fault-injection attacks), security analysis of real-world systems particularly internet of things, and efficient hardware and software implementation of cryptographic primitives. This includes various implementation platforms like ASICs, FPGAs, and micro-processors.

The group is looking for excellent B.Sc. and M.Sc. graduates with outstanding grades and degrees in computer science, electrical engineering, and mathematics. In addition, we are looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates from these fields. Initially, we offer three-year fully funded positions for B.Sc. and M.Sc. graduates. The expectation is to work towards a doctorate. Postdoctoral positions are initially offered a 2-year contract. Both PhD and Postdoctoral positions are subject to extensions. The salary will be according to the remuneration group E 13 TV-L (full time).

Our offerings:
  • Excellent research environment with award-winning scientists,
  • Open team culture,
  • Programs designed to support parents,
  • Support measures for women in IT security,
  • Excellent support for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers,
  • Opportunities for academic and professional development,
  • Budget for courses, conferences, equipment and international exchange
Contact details for your application:

Are you interested? Please send your complete application documents in one single pdf file to: The required documents are: Curriculum Vitae, transcript of records of BSc., transcript of records of MSc. (if applicable), two reference names (supervisors or other researchers with whom you worked).

Contact: Amir Moradi: (
Last updated: 2023-11-07 posted on 2023-11-05