The Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral research assistant to work in the area of “Cryptography: Bridging Theory and Practice”. The position is available immediately and will run until February 28th 2015.
The post-doc will join a team of post-docs and PhD students working under the leadership of Prof. Kenny Paterson. The aim of the project is to find weaknesses in cryptographic specifications and implementations, to understand how these weaknesses can be addressed in practical ways, and to develop extensions of current cryptographic theory that permit more realistic modelling of cryptographic primitives as they are used in fielded systems. The position will also involve activities designed to engage both the theory community and practitioners in the research.
Applicants should have already completed, or be close to completing, a PhD in a relevant discipline. Applicants should have an outstanding research track record in Cryptography, in either theoretical or applied aspects of the subject, and, ideally, in both aspects. Applicants should be able to demonstrate scientific creativity, research independence, and the ability to communicate their ideas effectively in written and verbal form.
Salary is in the range £32,862 to £34,724 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Informal enquiries can be made to Kenny Paterson at kenny.paterson (at) rhul.ac.uk.
To view further details of this post and to apply please visit http://www.rhul.ac.uk/aboutus/jobvacancies/home.aspx . The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment (at) rhul.ac.uk or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241.
Please quote the reference: X1113/7450
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 22nd December 2013
Interview Date: To be confirmed