Research Associates (Postdocs) in symmetric cryptography
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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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!

The successful candidate will join the CryptoLux team . He or she will contribute to a research projects on future directions in cryptography and IT security.

For further information, you may check and / or contact :

  • / snt / research / cryptolux
  • alex.biryukov
  • Your Role

  • Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics, depending on candidate’s interests : Design and cryptanalysis of symmetric cryptographic primitivesCryptography for currencies and blockchainsPrivacy enhancing technologies, TorSide-channel attacks and white-box cryptography
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications and presentations at conferences
  • Providing guidance to Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, teaching assistance
  • Your Profile

  • 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 crypto and 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
  • Here’s what awaits you at SnT

    But wait, there’s more!

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  • Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.

    In Short

    The University offers a one to three 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 (>

    Further Information

    Applications, written in English should be submitted online and include :

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover letter explaining the research interests;
  • List of publications;
  • Scans of diploma certificates;
  • Contact information of three
  • All qualified individuals are encouraged

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