Research Associate (Postdoc) in Cryptography
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg
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source : Euraxess

The University of Luxembourg invites applications from holders in the general area of applied cryptography. Cryptolux is a team of cryptographers and security researchers interested in applied cryptography, cryptanalysis, privacy, network security, cryptographic blockchains and is led by Prof.

Alex Biryukov, we are affiliated to the Departement of Computer Science (DCS) and to the Security and Trust center (SnT) .

Research Associate (Postdoc) in Cryptography

  • Fixed-term contract 2 years (CDD), full-time 40 hrs / week
  • Number of positions : 1
  • Your Role

    The successful candidate will join the CryptoLux team. He or she will contribute to a research project on future directions in cryptography and IT security and is expected to p erform the following tasks :

  • Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics : Design and cryptanalysis of symmetric cryptographic primitivesCryptocurrencies, ZK proofs, blockchainPrivacy enhancing technologies, Tor Side-channel attacks and countermeasures White-box cryptography
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Providing guidance to and students
  • Attracting funding in cooperation with academic and industrial partners
  • Coordinating research projects
  • For further information, please contact

    Your Profile

  • A degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field
  • Competitive research record in applied cryptography or information security (at least one paper in top 10 IT security conferences)
  • Strong mathematical and algorithmic CS background
  • Good development skills in C or C++ and / or scripting languages
  • Commitment, team working and a critical mind
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • We offer

    The University offers a two-year employment contract which may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer.

    You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a large IT security- focused research center (>

    200 people).

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