International Association for Cryptologic Research

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PhD Student
University of Hamburg, Germany
Research Associate for the project „Laboratory of energy transition in Northern Germany: Resilient operation management and ICT security of decentralised control concepts”
University of Hamburg is a University of Excellence and one of the most research-focused universities in Germany. The research group “Security in Distributed Systems” is working on the intersection of security and privacy research, with a focus on distributed systems, data protection, anonymity, and cryptography.
Your Profile
We are looking for a new member of our team that will be working as a full-time PhD student in research and teaching. Your tasks will include:
  • Development, implementation, analysis, and evaluation of complex and secure IT-systems
  • Academic services in a third-party funded project
  • Working with bleeding-edge technology and research literature from security, cryptography, and privacy
  • Publication of research results in national/international venues
  • Support for teaching
Required Qualifications
Completed MSc degree (or equivalent) in IT-Security, computer science or a strongly related field. You are highly motivated, curious, reliable, and creative. You must be interested in system security, applied cryptography and/or privacy research. You must have experience in security in open and distributed communication systems and fundamental knowledge in cryptography and IT-Security. Experience with machine learning and advanced software engineering skills, especially with a focus on application security and cryptography are a bonus. Programming skills in higher languages like C/C++ and Python are required. Fluent English, spoken and written, and good communication skills are mandatory. Knowledge of German is helpful; we expect the willingness to learn German for non-native German speakers.
We offer great and flexible working conditions in a highly motivated team of researchers with many opportunities for collaboration. The university supports their employees with many interesting opportunities for personal development.
Contact: Prof. Hannes Federrath

Last updated: 2021-09-17 posted on 2021-09-14