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14 January 2019
Job Posting Post-Doc Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Within the scope of the Spanish \"Juan de la Cierva\" postdoctoral programme, the Research group on Cryptology and Information Security (GiCSI) of the Spanish National Research Council is seeking highly motivated professionals in conducting research in the area of blockchain-based protocols, security protocols and cryptographic privacy-enhancing technologies.

There are two types of Juan de la Cierva grants:

1. Juan de la Cierva Training Grants (Juan de la Cierva-Formación) are aimed at candidates that have been awarded their PhD between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2018. These grants are aimed to complete their postdoctoral research training in Spanish R&D centers other than those in which they carried out their predoctoral training.

2. Juan de la Cierva Incorporation Grants (Juan de la Cierva-Incorporación) are aimed at those who were awarded their PhD between 01/01/2014 and 31/12/2016. These grants are intended to strengthen the grantee’s acquired skills during a first stage of postdoctoral training.

For more information about deadlines and other details, please refer to http://www.ciencia.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd5d52ffeb801432ea0/?vgnextoid=73d917cd13e77610VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact us as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Contact: David Arroyo, Tenured Scientist at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-5167-2010

https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=IORMgpcAAAAJ&hl=es

Job Posting Post-Doc/Ph.D. Students Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
We have several open positions for PhD/PostDoc at School of Computer Science, Guangzhou University, which is located in Guangzhou, China. Our attractive openings are suitable for PhD candidates and PostDoc researchers who seek to work in the field of information security. The research topics include but not limited to: Security and Privacy in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, cloud computing security, big data security, IoT security, and public-key cryptography.

PostDoc researchers will be offered competitive salary package plus other benefits, which is around 50,000 USD per year (salary and bonus before tax) and 30,000 USD research funding.

PhD candidates will be provided full research scholarship, allowances, free single dorm room, and round-trip tickets (Once a year).

Interested candidates please send your CV, reference letters, and copies of certificates to Prof. Jin Li. PostDocs please add your publication list.

More information about Prof. Jin Li:

http://www.scholat.com/jinli71

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7GDV2vUAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Closing date for applications: 30 July 2019

Closing date for applications: 30 July 2019

Contact: Prof. Jin Li:

E-mail: jinli71 (at) gmail.com

Job Posting Software Engineer (Cryptography) Gemalto Pte Ltd, Singapore
Integrated in Gemalto Zero Footprint Security (ZFS) Team, he/she will study and develop software protection techniques related to White Box Cryptography in the Mobile ecosystem Android and iOS.

A week in the life of a Cryptography Software Engineer:

•Create and develop new IP in the domain

•Respect milestones

•Ensure good quality of delivered software

•Keep knowledge of state of the art in the domain

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

•Bachelor/Masters in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent technical domain

•Experience in cryptography in particular White Box Cryptography

•Design, develop and test using C/C++ for execution on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows

•Document research, specifications and design results clearly, with an emphasis on explaining why decisions were made

•Flair for Mathematics topics

•Good to have experience in Android and/or iOS security

•Good to have experience in side channel attacks

•Not afraid by technical challenge

•Be driven and self-motivated

•Communicate clearly and respectfully with local and remote team members

•Collaborate with the team to meet and exceed the team goals

•Display attention to detail

•Find novel solutions to identified needs

•Focus on customer needs

•Learn rapidly advancing technologies

•Embrace changing needs and priorities

•Travelling might be required

Closing date for applications: 1 March 2019

Contact: For interested applicants, please submit your resume to se-asia.recruit (at) gemalto.com with the following information:

Subject/Email Title: IACR: [applicable position title]: [your name]

More information: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1017741340/

Job Posting Post-doc position in Cryptography Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
We are looking for a bright post-doctoral researcher focusing in theoretical cryptography and more precisely verifiable delegation of computation to work on a collaborative project on cloud-assisted computing.

The position is fully funded for 2 years. The post-doc will be hired at the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Chalmers and will be working under the supervision of Prof. Katerina Mitrokotsa. The preferred starting date is in April 2019.

To Apply use the online form at: https://goo.gl/HqgGqM

Closing date for applications: 26 January 2019

Contact: Katerina Mitrokotsa, Associate Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden, aikmitr (at) chalmer.se

More information: http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=6985

8 January 2019
Job Posting Research Fellow NUS-SingTel Cyber Security R&D Lab
Open Position for Research Fellow in National University of Singapore

“NUS-Singtel Cyber Security R&D Lab” (http://nus-singtel.nus.edu.sg/) is a 5 years joint project with about SGD 43 mil (approximately USD 31 mil) of funds contributed by Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), National University of Singapore (NUS), and National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore. The R&D Lab will conduct research in four broad areas of cyber security having strategic relevance to Singtel’s business: (1) Predictive Security Analytics; (2) Network, Data and Cloud Security; (3) Internet-of-Things and Industrial Control Systems; (4) Future-Ready Cyber Security Systems.

NUS-SingTel Lab currently has one research fellow position with competitive pay. It is available to (fresh) PhD graduates in computer science/engineering from Singapore or overseas.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on a new 3-year research project which just started in June 2018. He/she should possess experience or interest in at least some of the following research areas:

• Key management, Authentication, Authorization and Access control

• Trusted computing (e.g. TPM, Intel SGX)

• Post-quantum cryptography

Job requirements:

• A PhD degree in a relevant area (Computer Science/Engineer, mathematics, etc);

• Good publication record in cyber security and crypto area

• Publication in Rank 1 Cyber Security or Crypto Conference, or AsiaCrypt, ESORICS, ACSAC, TCC, Euro S&P, etc;

• Good communication skills, self-motivated and good team players;

• Some experience in programming is a plus;

• Willing to perform practical research which may eventually lead to products

To apply for the above position, please send a copy of your recent CV to \"comxj at nus.edu.sg\" with an email subject “Application for RF”.

Closing date for applications: 1 June 2019

Contact: Dr Xu,

comxj at nus.edu.sg

More information: https://www.nus-singtel.nus.edu.sg/

Job Posting PhD interns on cyber-physical system security Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is a young university which was established in collaboration with MIT. iTrust is a Cyber Security Research Center which has the world\'s best facilities in cyber-physical systems (CPS) including testbeds for Secure Water Treatment (SWaT), Water Distribution (WADI), Electric Power and Intelligent Control (EPIC), and IoT. (See more info at https://itrust.sutd.edu.sg/research/testbeds/.)

I am looking for PhD interns with interest in cyber-physical system security (IoT, power grid, water, transportation, and autonomous vehicle etc.). The attachment will be at least 3 months. Allowance will be provided for local expenses.

Interested candidates please send your CV with a research statement to Prof. Jianying Zhou. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2019

Contact: Prof. Jianying Zhou

More information: http://jianying.space/

Job Posting Research Scientist Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore
Temasek Laboratories at National University of Singapore, Singapore is seeking highly motivated professionals in conducting research in the area of lattice-based cryptography.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD degree in Mathematics/Computer Science/Engineering and a strong background in algebra and number theory in Bachelor degree and higher degree courses.

A preferred candidate is to have experience in lattice-based cryptography and is expected to be proficient in C/C++ language, Magma Software, SAGEMATH Software, a team worker and able to conduct independent research.

Closing date for applications: 15 March 2019

Contact: Dr Tan Chik How, Principal Research Scientist, tsltch (at) nus.edu.sg

The IMDEA Software Institute invites applications for tenure-track (Assistant Professor) faculty positions. We are primarily interested in recruiting excellent candidates in the areas of Data Science, including machine learning; Security and Privacy; Cyber-Physical Systems; Software Engineering; and Systems, including parallel and distributed systems, embedded systems, hybrid systems, heterogeneous architectures, etc. Exceptional candidates in other areas within the general research areas of the Institute will also be considered. Tenured-level (Associate and Full Professor) applications are also welcome.

The primary mission of the IMDEA Software Institute is to perform research of excellence at the highest international level in software development technologies. It is one of the highest ranked institutions worldwide in its main topic areas.

Information about the Institute\'s current faculty and research can be found at http://www.software.imdea.org .

Closing date for applications: 6 February 2019

Contact: Applications should be completed at:

https://careers.imdea.org/software/

Please include reference FAC-1-2019 at the beginning of the form. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by February 6, 2018, although applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Pending final approval, we expect to fill two positions.

More information: http://www.software.imdea.org

4 January 2019
CWI is looking for candidates to initiate and develop new research directions in Secure Software Systems, addressing major challenges in software systems relating to security and privacy.

The challenges concern the modelling, analysis, and design of software systems that satisfy a range of security and privacy requirements related to, but not confined to, secure information flow, static and dynamic security guarantees, security testing, intrusion detection, differential privacy, security games, authentication, authorization, anonymous communication, and cryptography.

We are looking for researchers with excellent track records in computer science, with a focus on privacy and security in software systems and their scientific foundations. The tenure-track candidates are expected to develop a research program that addresses current societal demands on secure software systems, whereas senior candidates are expected to develop and lead a new group in this area. The candidates are expected to utilise synergies with other CWI research groups, like the cryptology group of prof. Ronald Cramer.

For more detailed descriptions of the individual positions and the required profiles, we refer to the link below.

Applicants should send:

  • a motivation letter;

  • a curriculum vitae with a list of publications;

  • a copy of their thesis or of their three most prominent publications;

  • the names of at least three prominent scientists who can provide letters of recommendation;

  • a research statement and a well-founded, innovative research plan for a period of 5 years, including plans on how to acquire additional funding and a challenging outlook for the future, which takes into account the international research landscape.

The candidates are asked to indicate in their application which position has their preference. We especially invite qualified women to apply.

Closing date for applications: 11 February 2019

Contact: Angelique Schilder (apply (at) cwi.nl)

More information: https://www.cwi.nl/jobs/vacancies/tenure-track-and-senior-researcher-positions-in-secure-software-systems-in-amsterdam

Job Posting Ph.D. and Postdoc positions University of Bern, Switzerland

Ph.D. and Postdoc positions are available in the new research group in cryptology and data security, established by Christian Cachin, at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Bern.

Our research addresses all aspects of security in distributed systems, especially cryptographic protocols, consistency, consensus, and cloud-computing security. We are particularly interested in blockchains, distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrencies, and their security and economics.

Candidates should have a strong background in computer science or mathematics. They should like conceptual, rigorous thinking for working theoretically, or be interested in building concrete systems for working practically. Demonstrated expertise in blockchain technology, cryptography, or distributed computing is a plus.

Positions are available from Spring 2019 and come with a competitive salary. The selection process runs until suitable candidates have been found. The University of Bern conducts excellent research and lives up its vision that \'Knowledge generates value\'. The city of Bern lies in the center of Switzerland and offers some of the highest quality of life worldwide.

Applicants should hold a master degree (for Ph.D. positions) or a Ph.D. (for postdoc positions), with expertise in the relevant research topics.

Applications should be sent by email, with subject line *Application for Postdoc* or *Application for Ph.D.*, as one single PDF file, addressed directly to Prof. Christian Cachin by email.

For more information, please contact Christian Cachin ( https://cachin.com/cc/ ).

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2019

Contact: Christian Cachin, cachin (at) inf.unibe.ch

More information: https://cachin.com/cc/positions.html

Job Posting Senior Applied Cryptographer Transparent Systems, Seattle WA
A little bit about us…(Seattle Washington).

We\'re in near ‘stealth’ mode and we\'re a well-financed, financial technology start-up located in Seattle. We\'re growing (currently 13 employees) and need a senior level Security Software Engineer to help us deliver our game changing platform. We’re moving past the old way of thinking and are creating a seamless universal platform to bring the exchange of funds up to the speed of the Internet.

What you’ll be doing:

Be our security SME.

Design, implement, and optimize core cryptographic libraries and secure systems (protocols and mechanisms).

Perform technical security assessments, code audits and design reviews.

Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities.

Conduct research to identify new attack avenues and product enhancements.

What you likely bring to us:

You have start-up experience and you really want to work on v1. Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field.

Experience implementing cryptographic primitives/algorithms and cryptographic protocols.

Experience with any of the following is a plus: Go, Rust, C, C++. Significant experience building secure applications and strong knowledge of authentication protocols and applied cryptography. Must be able to identify and defend against protocol/network-level attacks.

Strong experience with security-oriented system design with applied cryptography at the forefront.

What we offer:

Competitive start-up salary.

Full benefits package and equity.

Fun place to work with smart people!

Collaborative environment and a small team, make a big impact immediately.

Closing date for applications: 1 June 2019

Contact: Karl Augustine, Director of Recruiting, kaugust (at) transparentinc.co, 111 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98104

More information: https://jobs.lever.co/transparentinc

Job Posting Senior Applied Cryptographer Transparent Systems, Seattle WA
A little bit about us…(Seattle Washington).

We\'re in near ‘stealth’ mode and we\'re a well-financed, financial technology start-up located in Seattle. We\'re growing (currently 13 employees) and need a senior level Security Software Engineer to help us deliver our game changing platform. We’re moving past the old way of thinking and are creating a seamless universal platform to bring the exchange of funds up to the speed of the Internet.

What you’ll be doing:

Be our security SME.

Design, implement, and optimize core cryptographic libraries and secure systems (protocols and mechanisms).

Perform technical security assessments, code audits and design reviews.

Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities.

Conduct research to identify new attack avenues and product enhancements.

What you likely bring to us:

You have start-up experience and you really want to work on v1. Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field.

Experience implementing cryptographic primitives/algorithms and cryptographic protocols.

Experience with any of the following is a plus: Go, Rust, C, C++. Significant experience building secure applications and strong knowledge of authentication protocols and applied cryptography. Must be able to identify and defend against protocol/network-level attacks.

Strong experience with security-oriented system design with applied cryptography at the forefront.

What we offer:

Competitive start-up salary.

Full benefits package and equity.

Fun place to work with smart people!

Collaborative environment and a small team, make a big impact immediately.

Closing date for applications: 1 June 2019

Contact: Karl Augustine, Director of Recruiting, kaugust (at) transparentinc.co, 111 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98104

More information: https://jobs.lever.co/transparentinc

2 January 2019
Job Posting ICPS - DST Funded Research Project - Junior Research Fellow (JRF) - Cryptography Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur
Applications are invited from the Indian nationals for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in the Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS) - DST funded research project entitled “FPGA prototype of non-recursive key based cryptosystem for secure transmission of real time privacy signal”. Selected candidate will also be encouraged for the registration in Ph.D. program as per Institute rules.

Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of Posts: 1

Project Duration: 3 years or till the completion of the project, whichever is earlier (the position is purely temporary in nature and performance will be reviewed periodically) extendable on approval of ICPS, DST as per ICPS guidelines.

Stipend: 25,000 per month and HRA as admissible depending upon merits, suitability, qualifications and as per the ICPS, DST guidelines.

Essential Qualifications:

BE/B.Tech/ME/M.Tech in Electronics and Communication / VLSI / Computer Science / Information Technology or any other related subject with minimum CPI of 5.5 or 55% marks aggregate in the last degree.

Candidates having good academic and research background with GATE Qualification will be given preference.

Desirables: Candidates having knowledge of Communication/ FPGA (VHDL/Verilog) / Xilinx / Cryptography will be preferred.

Selection Procedure: Written Test (if found desirable by the selection committee) and Interview

How to Apply?

Completely filled application form along with detailed Biodata may be sent by e-mail to soundra.pandiankk (at) gmail.com and the hard copy to be brought on the date of interview. Please note that no TA/DA will be given to the candidates called for the interview.

Incomplete application or only CV shall not be entertained.

Last date for receipt of applications by email: January 31, 2019. Please note that the list of shortlisted candidates and date of interview shall be notified on the web portal after January 31, 2019.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Contact: Contact: Principal Investigator (PI)

Dr. K.K. Soundra Pandian

Department of Electronics and Communication, VLSI - Cryptography

Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur

Dumna Airport Road, P.O. Khamaria,

Jabalpur-482005, Madhya Pradesh

Tel: (O): +91-0761-2794473

(M): +91-94446-08310

More information: https://www.iiitdmj.ac.in

Job Posting PhD student position/Early Stage Researcher Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
The positions are offered within the A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate action of the highly appreciated EU-funded Marie Sk?odowska Curie grants. We offer high-class training and the possibility of PhD graduation with double or joint PhD certificate. The positions are fully funded for a 36-month period.

Tasks and objectives: Design and evaluate novel cryptographic technologies for the protection of privacy and digital identity of electronic users, in particular those providing attribute-based authentication in electronic systems; Ensure the user authenticity in dynamic wireless wearable architectures; Find solutions to solve the inefficient revocation of invalid users, the missing identification of malicious users and low performance on constrained devices, such as wearables; Test and benchmark the developed algorithms on existing wearable hardware devices, such as personal tags, smart watch, smart cards.

Closing date for applications: 28 February 2019

Contact: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/364125

More information: http://www.tut.fi/a-wear/recruitment/ESR13.pdf

1 January 2019
Job Posting Postdoc Research Fellow Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The Cryptanalysis Taskforce research group at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore is seeking for candidates to fill one (senior) research fellow position (from fresh postdoc to senior researchers). The team focuses its research on symmetric-key cryptography, including but not limited to provable security, cryptanalysis, and design.

NTU Singapore offers globally competitive salary package with extremely low income tax and an excellent environment for research. The contract will be initially for one-year, and has the possibility to be extended subject to the performance and availability of funding. The position will be open until filled, interested candidates are to send their CV and 2 reference letters to Prof. Jian Guo. Further information about the research group can be found here: http://catf.crypto.sg

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019

Contact: Jian Guo, Assistant Professor, guojian (at) ntu.edu.sg

23 December 2018
Job Posting Research Assoicate (Postdoc) in Applied Cryptography Cryptolux/SnT, University of Luxembourg
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from Ph.D. holders in the general area of applied cryptography. SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT. Cryptolux/SnT team is currently doing research in cryptography, blockchain (distributed ledgers) and privacy. For further information you may check: http://www.securityandtrust.lu, and http://www.cryptolux.org.

The successful candidate will join the CryptoLUX group led by Prof. Alex Biryukov. He or she will contribute to a research project on future directions in cryptography and IT security and is expected to perform the following tasks:

• Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics:

o Financial cryptography, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies

o Privacy enhancing technologies

• Disseminating results through scientific publications

• Providing guidance to Ph.D. and M.Sc. students

• Coordinating research projects

• Attracting funding in cooperation with academic and industrial partners

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Contact: Prof. Alex Biryukov

More information: https://www.cryptolux.org/index.php/Vacancies

Are you interested in doing a short research stay at a foreign university? Maybe you are currently a PhD student who would like to spend some research time at another institution? Or maybe, you have acquired your PhD already and would like to do a short post-doc abroad?

The Computer Science Department at the University of Twente (UT) in the Netherlands is currently looking for a talented junior researcher in the intersection of Applied Cryptography and Biometrics. Funded via a collaborative research project between the UT’s “Services and Cyber-Security (SCS)” group and the “Data Management and Biometrics (DMB)” group, we are offering a position (with a competitive salary) of up to 12 months for a visiting PhD student or a post-doc.

Concretely, the research project is dealing with biometric recognition in the encrypted domain and we are looking for a talented junior researcher who has expertise in the design and analysis of cryptographic protocols, is familiar with proving such protocols secure in the malicious model, and has some experience with (somewhat) homomorphic encryption schemes. Additionally, the potential candidate should have good programming skills as we aim at the implementation of a research prototype of the to-be-designed cryptographic protocols. Since these protocols will be used in the context of biometric recognition, it is of advantage if the potential candidate has been exposed to some digital signal processing in biometric systems.

Interested applicants should send their detailed CV and motivation letter explaining their qualifications regarding the above described topics to: application-dies (at) utwente.nl

The review of applications starts immediately and will stop as soon as the position is filled with a qualified person.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Contact: Applications should be sent to: application-dies (at) utwente.nl

Further questions can be directed to: Prof. Dr. Raymond Veldhuis (r.n.j.veldhuis (at) utwente.nl) and Dr. Andreas Peter (a.peter (at) utwente.nl)

Job Posting PhD student in Practical Privacy-preserving Machine Learning University of Manchester, UK & Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Machine learning is extremely pervasive today with variety of applications, some of which use privacy sensitive user data. In general, computing parties (e.g., cloud providers) and data owners (e.g., users) are not the same, and this setting introduces multiple layer of threats. The existing literature on privacy-preserving machine learning mostly addresses three main objectives (in isolation): privacy of the data used for learning a model or as input to an existing model, privacy of the model, or privacy of the model’s output. In addition, most of the existing techniques are not applicable to real-world applications, as they require heavy pre-processing and communicating large amounts of input data from the data owners to the computing parties, which might not be possible in some Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices that have limited memory and computational capabilities.

This project will perform research and development of practical privacy-preserving machine learning technologies to address the challenges faced in real-world applications. More specifically, the student will study advanced secure computation technologies such as differential privacy, homomorphic encryption and secure multiparty computations, and evaluate challenges in these technologies in terms of their applicability to machine learning technologies. A special attention will be given to practical challenges and restrictions (e.g., memory and computational capabilities of the data generators - IoT devices) that arise in applying these technologies to real-world applications.

In addition, the PhD student will be supervised jointly by research experts in two world-leading institutions – the University of Manchester (UoM) and the Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R) Singapore. The student will be hosted by both organisations: Year 1 & 4 at UoM in the UK and Year 2 & 3 at I²R in Singapore.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Contact: Dr Mustafa A. Mustafa email: mustafa.mustafa(at)manchester.ac.uk

More information: https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/astar/projects/

19 December 2018
We have a number of positions in the area of secure computation based on multi-party computation (MPC) and Homomorphic Encryption. The positions are funded by three projects; an FWO grant under the Odysseus programme, a DARPA grant under the RACE programme and an IARPA grant under the Hector programme.

The goal of the research is to develop new methods for efficient MPC, methods to apply MPC to large numbers of parties, methods to build automated tools to support development of applications based on MPC and FHE, as well as innovative new MPC solutions which solve real world problems.

We are looking for applicants who can work on practice inspired theoretical work in MPC, applicants who can work on implementation research in MPC and FHE, applicants with previous experience in programming language research, as well as applicants working in theoretical aspects of the MPC and FHE.

Strong background in mathematics/computer science and/or cryptography.

PhD applicants we would prefer to have experience in C or C++.

For PostDoc researchers experience in theoretical or practical aspects of secure computation is a must.

Please apply as soon as possible (we will not wait until the closing date to make decisions, but will make them as applications come in).

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019

Contact: Nigel Smart (nigel.smart (at) kuleuven.be)

More information: https://www.esat.kuleuven.be/cosic/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/PhD-PostDoc-positions-in-secure-computation.pdf

12 December 2018
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick is seeking to recruit an assistant professor in the broad areas of systems and security. Preferably the candidate should have expertise in at least one of the following: system security, applied cryptography, computational science and engineering, real-time and embedded systems. Candidates with interest and a track record in solving real-world problems and/or experience of working with industry are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department is one of the UK’s most prominent and research-active Computer Science departments, and is an international leader in research and teaching. Ranked 2nd in the most recent Research Excellence Framework out of all UK departments in the CS subject, and ranked top in the 2018 National Student Survey within the Russell Group of research intensive UK universities, the Department is 3rd in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 league table for Computer Science.

Closing date for applications: 10 January 2019

Contact: Informal enquires can be addressed to Professor Ranko Lazic (R.S.Lazic (at) warwick.ac.uk), Professor Stephen Jarvis (Stephen.Jarvis (at) warwick.ac.uk), or Professor Feng Hao (Feng.Hao (at) warwick.ac.uk).

More information: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5062452&ownertype=fair&jcode=1786691&vt_template=1457&adminview=1

The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the Synchrony-Financial Endowed Chair in Cybersecurity, a tenure-track faculty position at the associate or full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2019. This position seeks to advance education and research in Computer Science with a particular emphasis in Cybersecurity or related specialties.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in at least one established or emerging cybersecurity field. The position offers the successful candidate the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity. The individual appointed to the Chair will be a nationally or internationally recognized researcher, scholar, and teacher, and will have made significant contributions to security fields.

The successful candidate must also share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. It is the expectation that the candidate will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position. Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Closing date for applications: 21 March 2019

More information: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12084

Job Posting PhD Studentship University of York, UK
Applications are open for a PhD studentship looking at Post-Quantum Cryptography.

Research supervision

If successful, you will conduct your research under the supervision of the Chair of Cyber Security Professor Delaram Kahrobaei: https://sites.google.com/a/nyu.edu/delaram-kahrobaei/ at University of York.

Award funding

If successful, you will be supported for three years. Funding includes:

? £14,777 (2018/19 rate) per year stipend

? UK/EU tuition fees

? RTSG (training/consumables/travel) provision

Funding requirements

To be considered for this funding you must:

? meet the entrance requirements for a PhD in Computer Science

? be eligible to pay UK/EU fees

We will look favourably on applicants that can demonstrate knowledge of cryptography, algebra, quantum computation, and who have strong programming and mathematical skills.

Apply for this studentship

1. Apply to study

? You must apply online for a full-time PhD in Computer Science.

? You must quote the project title (Post-Quantum Cryptography Studentship) in your application.

? There is no need to write a full formal research proposal (2,000-3,000 words) in your application to study as this studentship is for a specific project.

2. Provide a personal statement. As part of your application please provide a personal statement of 500-1,000 words with your initial thoughts on the research topic.

Interviews are expected to take place within approximately 14 days of the closing date.

The studentship must begin as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: 7 January 2019

Contact: Project enquiries

Professor Delaram Kahrobaei, Chair of Cyber Security (delaram.kahrobaei (at) york.ac.uk):

https://sites.google.com/a/nyu.edu/delaram-kahrobaei/

Application enquiries

cs-pg-admissions (at) york.ac.uk

More information: https://www.cs.york.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-degrees/phdstudentships/

The University of Bristol’s Department of Computer Science is seeking to recruit up to two faculty members at the Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader level in the field of Cryptography. These positions are similar to (tenured) Assistant/ Associate Professor positions in North America and are on full-time, open-ended contracts.

The University of Bristol is a UK Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. The successful candidates will be expected to play a major role in strengthening and growing cryptography research and teaching at Bristol.

Our current expertise spans much of cryptography with emphasis on protocol-level security and secure implementations of cryptography (in particular, side-channel resistance, compiler techniques and microarchitectural support). Academics with expertise in any area of cryptography are encouraged to apply, and we are particularly interested in those specialising in

  • Symmetric-key cryptography

  • Post-quantum cryptography

  • High-assurance cryptography

    Applicants with expertise that covers more than one of these areas and/or intersects with our existing strengths are also strongly encouraged.

    The application should include:

  • a cover letter

  • your CV (including contact information for two references)

  • a one-page Research Statement detailing your research plans and their impact on the research profile of the Department; and

  • a one-page Teaching Statement detailing how you intend to contribute to teaching in the Department

    The closing date to apply is 31st January 2019. Interviews are expected to take place in the first half of March 2019

    Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

    Contact: Bogdan Warinschi (Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, csxbw (at) bristol.ac.uk) or

    Seth Bullock (Head of Department, Department of Computer Science, bullock (at) bristol.ac.uk)

    More information: https://bit.do/eCPzo

  • 7 December 2018
    Job Posting Post-Doc position in Cryptography Chalmers University of Technology
    We are looking for a bright post-doctoral researcher focusing in theoretical cryptography and more precisely verifiable delegation of computation to work on a collaborative project on cloud-assisted computing.

    The position is fully funded for 2 years. The post-doc will be hired at the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Chalmers and will be working under the supervision of Prof. Katerina Mitrokotsa. The preferred starting date is in April 2019.

    To Apply use the online form at: https://goo.gl/HqgGqM

    Closing date for applications: 5 January 2019

    Contact: Katerina Mitrokotsa, Associate Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden, aikmitr (at) chalmer.se

    More information: http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=6985

    Job Posting Postdoc / Research Fellow Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Temasek Labs, Singapore
    Postdoc / Research Fellow position at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and Temasek Labs@NTU is seeking candidates for one research fellow positions (from fresh post-doc to senior research fellow, flexible contract duration) in the areas of symmetric key cryptography and/or machine learning.

    Salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicants accomplishments, experience and qualifications. Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs, cover letter and references to Prof. Thomas Peyrin (thomas.peyrin (at) ntu.edu.sg).

    Review of applications starts immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

    Closing date for applications: 15 April 2019

    Contact: thomas.peyrin (at) ntu.edu.sg

    5 December 2018
    Job Posting Cryptanalyst DarkMatter - Abu Dhabi or Finland
    You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you\'re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you\'ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

    As a Cryptanalyst, you will:

    - Analyze, evaluate and target any weaknesses security systems which range from single crypto-primitives to entire protocols, from classical ciphers to the newest lightweight or post-quantum schemes.

    - Develop mathematical and statistical models to analyze and solve security data problems.

    - Be involved in the analysis of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.

    - Collaborate with skillful software, hardware, and telecommunication engineers.

    - Work closely with the secure communications team and other teams in the organization.

    - Work with latest software and test your code on state-of-the-art High-Performance Devices.

    - Conduct research in theoretical and practical cryptanalysis.

    - Attend personalized in-house trainings with top cryptographers and international conferences and workshops.

    - Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers

    - Your personal dream could be the world\'s reality

    To bring your dream to life, you\'ll need some of the followings:

    - PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics, Computer Science or any relevant Engineering degree.

    - Extensive experience in theoretical and practical cryptanalysis

    Valuable publications in the field of cryptanalysis

    - Extensive experience in performing side-channel attacks.

    - Deep understanding of various hardware security vulnerabilities and threats.

    - Extensive experience developing in various programming languages.

    - A passion for solving complex puzzles

    Closing date for applications: 12 March 2019

    Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi

    mehdi.messaoudi (at) darkmatter.ae

    More information: https://careers.darkmatter.ae/jobs/cryptanalyst-abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates

    Job Posting Cryptography Embedded Systems Engineer DarkMatter - Abu Dhabi or Finland
    At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we\'ll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

    As a Cryptography Embedded Systems Engineer, you will:

    - Design, implement and deploy cryptographic algorithms tailored for resource-constrained devices.

    - Conduct research and development in lightweight cryptography.

    - Perform security assessments of crypto-primitives and cryptosystems suitable for resource-constrained devices at the theoretical and implementation level.

    - Work closely with the other teams in the organization to deploy secure embedded systems.

    - Be involved in the integration of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.

    - Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers.

    To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

    - MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cryptography or related field.

    - Development experience within embedded systems, RFID and sensor networks.

    - Knowledge of Unix/Linux environments and kernel development.

    - Knowledge of one or more of the following: Microcontrollers, SoC, TrustZone, ARM processors, performance optimization, bootloading, firmware, x86 assembly, system BIOS or hardware/software integration.

    - Knowledge of side-channel attacks and countermeasures.

    - Experience coding in C/C++.

    - A desire to innovate in the UAE

    Closing date for applications: 12 March 2019

    Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi

    mehdi.messaoudi (at) darkmatter.ae

    More information: https://careers.darkmatter.ae/jobs/cryptography-embedded-systems-engineer-abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates-8f4ed143-57d6-4

    Job Posting Cryptography Hardware Engineer DarkMatter - Abu Dhabi or Finland
    You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you\'re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you\'ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

    As a Cryptography Hardware Engineer, you will:

    - Design, implement and deploy cryptographic algorithms on hardware covering but not limited to: post-quantum cryptosystems and stream ciphers.

    - Conduct research and development in hardware implementation and optimization and side-channel analysis and countermeasures.

    - Perform security assessments of either crypto-primitives or cryptosystems at the theoretical and implementation level.

    - Work closely with the secure communications team and other teams in the organization to design end-to-end secure communication protocols using state-of-the art and customized cryptographic algorithms and primitives.

    - Be involved in the integration of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.

    - Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers

    - Your personal dream could be the world\'s reality

    To bring your dream to life, you\'ll need:

    - PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics, Computer Science or any relevant Engineering degree.

    - Extensive experience developing in FPGA and/or ASIC.

    - Strong foundations in semiconductors, computer architecture and embedded systems.

    - Deep understanding of various hardware security vulnerabilities and threats.

    - A desire to innovate in the UAE

    Closing date for applications: 12 March 2019

    Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi

    mehdi.messaoudi (at) darkmatter.ae

    More information: https://careers.darkmatter.ae/jobs/cryptography-hardware-engineer-abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates

    Job Posting Post-Quantum Crypto Researcher DarkMatter - Abu Dhabi or Finland

    Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

    You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

    As a Post-Quantum Crypto Researcher, you will:

    - Design, implement and deploy quantum-safe cryptographic algorithms covering both but not limited to: key exchange algorithms and digital signature schemes.

    - Conduct research and development in lattice-based, code-based or hash-based cryptosystems.

    - Perform security assessments of either crypto-primitives or cryptosystems at the theoretical and implementation level.

    - Work closely with the secure communications team and other teams in the organization to design end-to-end secure communication protocols using state-of-the art and customized cryptographic algorithms and primitives.

    - Be involved in the integration of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.

    - Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers

    To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

    - PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics or Computer Science.

    - Extensive experience developing in various programming languages.

    - A desire to innovate in the UAE

    Closing date for applications: 12 March 2019

    Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi

    mehdi.messaoudi (at) darkmatter.ae

    More information: https://careers.darkmatter.ae/jobs/post-quantum-crypto-researcher-abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates

    At DarkMatter, we are building an organization of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we\'ll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

    As a Senior Cryptography Engineer - Cloud Engineer, you will:

    -Design, implement and deploy cryptographic algorithms tailored for a cloud environment.

    -Conduct research and development in differential privacy, secret sharing, multi-party secure computation and fully homomorphic encryption.

    -Perform security assessments of crypto-primitives, cryptosystems and cloud security solutions at the theoretical and implementation level.

    -Work closely with the other teams in the organization to design and deploy safe cloud-based solutions .

    -Be involved in the integration of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.

    To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

    -PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics or Computer Science.

    -Extensive experience developing in various programming languages.

    -A desire to innovate in the UAE

    Closing date for applications:

    Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi

    Talent Sourcing Specialist

    mehdi.messaoudi (at) darkmatter.ae

    More information: https://careers.darkmatter.ae/jobs/senior-cryptography-engineer-cloud-engineer-abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates

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