University of Luxembourg

Research Associates (Postdocs) in Cryptography (M/F)

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of cryptography. SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. Possible topics of interests for the position are fully homomorphic encryption, multilinear maps, public-key cryptanalysis, side-channel attacks and countermeasures, and blockchain applications.

The Centre is currently expanding its research activities and is seeking highly motivated research associates who wish to pursue research in close cooperation with our partners. For further information you may check:

Research Associates (Postdocs) in Cryptography (M/F)

Your Role

The successful candidate will join the Applied Crypto Group led by Prof. Jean-Sebastien Coron. The candidate will contribute to projects in cryptography. He will perform the following tasks:

  • Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics:
    - New primitives in public-key cryptography
    - Fully homomorphic encryption and multilinear maps
    - Public-key cryptanalysis
    - Side-channel attacks and countermeasures
    - Blockchain applications.
  • Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications

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Your Profile

  • A PhD degree in cryptography
  • Competitive research record in cryptography
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory

We offer

The University offers a 2.5 year employment contract. The University is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research Centre.


Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications)
  • Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
  • A research statement (max 1 page)
  • Contact information for 3 referees

Deadline for applications: September 15th, 2019. Early submission is encouraged, applications will be processed upon arrival.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.