International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Post-Quantum Protocol expert (post-doc)
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
As a Post-Quantum Protocol expert, you will
  • Work on security protocols based on post-quantum primitives such as Public Key Encryption, Key Encapsulation Mechanism, Key Exchange, and Digital Signatures schemes
  • Analyze existing and propose new protocol designs, with special focus on post-quantum IPSec, VPNs, SSL, TLS, etc.
  • Focus on protocols for lightweight environment
  • Test and benchmark optimized and secure implementations of different protocols and study the impact on real life applications
  • Investigate security properties and performance-security trade-offs
  • Conduct research on new and/or state-of-the-art attacks
  • Design and implementation of hybrid (post quantum – classical) solutions
Skills required for the job
  • Knowledge on cryptography and cybersecurity, in particular a solid background in network security, especially protocol design and evaluation
  • Excellent with C, C++, Python, (JAVA and Rust will be valuable as well)
  • Hard and organized worker, quick learner, geared towards implementation. Eager to develop new skills and willing to take ownership of projects
  • Ph.D. degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Cybersecurity, Mathematics or Computer Science or Engineering
Contact: Najwa Aaraj,
Last updated: 2022-08-03 posted on 2022-08-01