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IACR News item: 31 May 2023

Paderborn University, Institute of Computer Science/Codes and Cryptography Group; Paderborn, Germany
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Paderborn University is a high-performance and internationally oriented campus university with around 20,000 students. In interdisciplinary teams, we shape future-oriented research, innovative teaching and the active transfer of knowledge to society. As an important research and cooperation partner, the university also shapes regional development strategies.
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics - Institute of Computer Science / Codes and Cryptography Group - has a vacancy (100% of the regular working time) at the earliest opportunity:

Research Assistant (f/m/d) (salary is according to 13 TV-L)

This is a qualification position within the meaning of the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (WissZeitVG - German Act on Scientific Temporary Contracts), which serves to promote a doctoral procedure or an early postdoc phase in the field of "Codes and Cryptography". The position is to be filled for a limited period, depending on the qualification achieved to date, but generally for a period of 3 years. An extension is possible within the time limits of the WissZeitVG if applicable.

Your duties and responsibilities
Research in one of the following areas:
- Cryptography and quantum cryptography
- Algorithmic number theory and complexity theory
- Quantum algorithms and quantum complexity
- Teaching on the order of 4 teaching hours (SWS) per week

Hiring requirement: Scientific Master degree in computer science, mathematics of physics
Since Paderborn University seeks to increase the number of female scientists, applications of women are especially welcome. In case of equal qualification and scientific achievements, they will receive preferential treatment according to the North Rhine-Westphalian Equal Opportunities Policy (LGG), unless there are cogent reasons to give preference to another applicant. Part-time employment is possible. Likewise, applications of disabled people with appropriate qualification are explicitly requested. This also applies to people with equal status according to the German social law SGB IX.

Closing date for applications:

Contact: Please send your application including a CV (preferably in a single pdf file) using the Ref. No. 5963 by 30 June 2023 to:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Blömer Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics Paderborn University Warburger Str. 100 33098 Paderborn

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