International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Postdoc Position in Privacy-Preserving Computation
University of California San Diego, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; San Diego, CA
We are looking for motivated postdoctoral candidates with experience in applied cryptography and privacy-preserving computation. The candidate will be working with the Adaptive Computing and Embedded Systems (ACES) Lab at UC San Diego, led by Farinaz Koushanfar. In particular, the student will be working at the intersection of computational healthcare applications and privacy-preserving computation. The researcher will be given the freedom to analyze different privacy-preserving protocols and collaborate with medical professionals to create innovative solutions. This position is fully-funded.

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field
  • Strong ability in at least C/C++, Python, or Rust
  • Familiarity with popular open-source privacy-preserving computation frameworks
  • Publication record in top venues, with proven research record in applied cryptography or adjacent field
  • Strong applied cryptography skills
  • Ability to work on-site in San Diego

To apply, please send your CV to Farinaz Koushanfar at the email:
Contact: Farinaz Koushanfar (
Last updated: 2024-01-25 posted on 2024-01-24