International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Fully funded Ph.D. in Quantum Cryptography
Université de Montréal, Canada
Description We are seeking applicants for fully funded Ph.D. positions at Université de Montréal, the birthplace of quantum cryptography. The position is funded as part of the QUébec Ontario consoRtium on quantUM protocols (QUORUM). As a member of of the Consortium, candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with Canada's foremost experts in cryptography and quantum information. Candidates will have the opportunity to undertake high-quality research in one of the following topics:
  • New cryptographic protocols based on uniquely quantum phenomena
  • Security of classical cryptography against quantum adversaries
  • Cryptography based on the hardness of keeping qubits in quantum superposition
  • Quantum zero-knowledge proof systems
  • Quantum multiparty secure computation
  • Quantum money

Requirements The ideal applicant will have a strong background in theoretical computer science and mathematics, knowledge of cryptography and/or quantum information, and strong written and oral communication skills.

Information on the Ph.D. program can be found here:

Contact: Philippe Lamontagne (
Last updated: 2023-03-23 posted on 2023-03-22