*17:39*[Job][New] Post-doc,

*LIX, École polytechnique, France*

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to participate in Project CATREL (theoretical and practical improvements for algorithms for breaking discrete logarithms over finite fields). This two-year position is with the GRACE team at the École polytechnique (in the southern suburbs of Paris), starting no later than January 1, 2014.

For more information, see

http://catrel.loria.fr/

http://catrel.loria.fr/positions.en.html

http://www.lix.polytechnique.fr/cryptologie/

Candidates should have a PhD in number theory or computer science.

Good programming skills and knowledge of number theory are essential; experience in C/C++ development, algorithmic number theory, and computer algebra systems (such as Magma, Sage, Pari-GP, etc) would be an advantage.