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IACR News item: 26 May 2023

University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
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There is an open call for a Postdoc position in the Cyber Security and Applied Cryptograhy research group at the Institute of Computer Science, University of St.Gallen, led by Prof. Katerina Mitrokotsa.

Our research interests are centered around information security and applied cryptography, with the larger goal of safeguarding communications and providing strong privacy guarantees. We are active in several areas, a subset of which include:
  • Verifiable computation
  • Secure, private and distributed aggregation
  • Secure multi-party computation
  • Privacy-preserving biometric authentication
  • Anonymous credentials
  • Distributed and privacy-preserving authentication
Candidates should have a strong background in applied cryptography and provable security, are able to work independently and also collaborate in a team. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., with contributions in the relevant research topics and have publications in good venues.

The starting date for the position is flexible and come with a very competitive salary. The selection process runs until the suitable candidate has been found. The University of St.Gallen conducts excellent research with international implications. The city of St.Gallen is located one hour from Zurich and offers a high quality of life.

Closing date for applications:

Eriane Breu, (Administrative matters)
Prof. Katerina Mitrokotsa, (Research related questions)


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