International Association for Cryptologic Research

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PhD and Post-Doc positions on security of IoT and Cyber-Physical Systems
Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland)
PhD and Post-Doc positions in the domain of IoT and cyber-physical systems security are available at Università della Svizzera italiana, in the ALaRI research group. Prospective candidates are expected to investigate aspects related to physical attacks (side channel and fault attacks) and countermeasures, lightweight cryptography, and encryption techniques for high performance computing and machine learning. The positions are fully funded, and budget for research expenses and conference travel is available.

Candidates must hold (or be close to the completion of) a master degree (for the PhD position) or a PhD degree (for the Post-Doc position), preferably in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. Prior experience in hardware design, software programming, and/or cryptography is an asset. The research work will involve contributing to international research projects.

Interested candidates should apply by sending an email with subject line “Application for Ph.D” or “Application for Post-Doc” to including your CV, the name and the contact information of at least two references, the appropriate certificates, and a motivation letter that demonstrates your interest in and your qualifications for the positions.

Screening of applications will begin 15th July. Priority will be given to applications submitted by this date, but the position will remain open until filled.

Contact: Inquiries can be sent to
Last updated: 2021-07-03 posted on 2021-07-02