About the SnT
SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.
We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.
We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!
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).
Contribute to a research project on future directions in cryptography and IT security and expect to perform the following tasks :
Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics :
Design and cryptanalysis of symmetric cryptographic primitives
Cryptocurrencies, ZK proofs, blockchain
Privacy enhancing technologies, Tor
Side-channel attacks and countermeasures
Disseminating results through scientific publications
Providing guidance to Ph.D. and M.Sc. students
Attracting funding in cooperation with academic and industrial partners
Coordinating research projects
A Ph.D. 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
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Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Location : Belval
Job Reference : UOL03003
Applications should be submitted online and include :
Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, photo, work experience, publications)
Cover letter and research statement indicating topics of interest and your motivation