International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Postdoc (3 years) in Post-quantum Cryptography
Cryptology Group, CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Cryptology Group at CWI in Amsterdam invites applications for a 3-year postdoc position within the NWO NWA consortium project HAPKIDO. The successful candidate is expected to do cutting edge research on the topic of post-quantum cryptography, but ideally has also some interest in practical aspects of the migration to post-quantum secure schemes.

Candidates are required to hold a PhD in mathematics or computer science, with a specialization in cryptology, and they are expected to have a good knowledge of post-quantum cryptography and/or of quantum information science in general. Candidates must have a strong track record (ideally with publications at IACR conferences) and good academic writing and presentation skills.

The position is with a flexible starting date, available as of immediately. Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

All applications should include a motivation letter, a detailed resume (including a list of publications), a research statement (max 2 pages) discussing prior, current and future research, and the names of at least three references.

Questions and applications should be sent to

Contact: Serge Fehr
Last updated: 2022-08-09 posted on 2022-08-08