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2x Postdoc Research Fellows on Symmetric-Key Cryptography
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 2 post-doctoral research fellow positions on symmetric-key cryptography. Topics include but are 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-3 and AES
Established in 2014, the Cryptanalysis Taskforce is a group dedicated for research in symmetric-key cryptography, it is currently comprised by 4 (senior) postdocs and 2 PhD students. Since establishment, 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 and AES, and is expanding its interests to 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 (around 5%), as well as excellent environment dedicating for top-venues publication orientated research in Singapore. The contract will be initially for one and half years, 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 [Our recruitment continues despite COVID-19]
Contact: Asst Prof Jian Guo,
Last updated: 2021-05-08 posted on 2021-05-08