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Postdoc Research Fellow x3
Cryptanalysis Taskforce @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The Cryptanalysis Taskforce at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore led by Prof. Jian Guo is seeking for candidates to fill 3 Post-doctoral Research Fellow (or Senior Research Fellows with more than 5 years post PhD research experience) positions on symmetric-key cryptography, including but not limited to the following sub-areas:
  • tool aided cryptanalysis, such as MILP, CP, STP, and SAT
  • machine learning aided cryptanalysis and designs
  • privacy-preserving friendly symmetric-key designs
  • quantum cryptanalysis
  • theory and proof
  • cryptanalysis against SHA-2, SHA-3, and AES
Established in 2014, the Cryptanalysis Taskforce is a group dedicated for cutting edge research in symmetric-key cryptography. Since then, the team has been active in both publications in and services for IACR. It has done quite some cryptanalysis work on various important targets such as SHA-3, AES, function graph, TBC designs etc, and continues its works in the areas mentioned above, with strong funding support from the university and government agencies in Singapore. We offer competitive salary package with extremely low tax, as well as excellent environment dedicating for research in Singapore. The contract will be initially for 1 year, and has the possibility to be extended. Candidates are expected to have proven record of publications in IACR conferences. Interested candidates are to send their CV and 2 reference letters to Jian Guo. Review of applicants will start immediately until the positions are filled. More information about the Cryptanalysis Taskforce research group can be found via
Contact: Asst Prof. Jian Guo,
Last updated: 2021-01-27 posted on 2021-01-27