Monday, January 27, 2014

[DMANET] Postdoc position in applied cryptography

The Chair for Information Security and Cryptography at
University of Trier, Germany, offers

a full-time position for a postdoctoral researcher

in a project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The goal
of the project is to develop methods for the modular analysis of
real-world cryptographic protocols, such as TLS, SSH, WPA2, etc.,
based on the approach of universal composability, and to apply the
developed methods to such protocols.

We offer a creative international environment and the possibility to
participate in internationally leading research.

The position is available immediately, with an internationally
competitive salary. The starting date is negotiable. Contracts can
initially be offered for up to three years, with the perspective of an

There are no teaching obligations.

The successful candidate must have a Master's degree (or an equivalent
degree) in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline, and
have completed, or be near completion of a PhD degree relevant to the
research area of the project. You should have a proven high level of
analytical capability and mathematical skills. Good English skills
are expected; knowledge of German is not required. Candidates with
severe disabilities will be given priority in case their qualification
level is the same as that of other applicants.

Applications should include:
* CV (including your contact address and work experience)
* Transcripts of all courses and grades for your Bachelor and Master
* Publication list
* Research statement, including a summary of your PhD thesis
* Contact details of at least two references

Please send your application by e-mail to Ralf Kuesters
(kuesters (at), with the aforementioned documents attached
in pdf format. Applications should be submitted by

February 21st, 2014.

However, late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For further inquiries please contact Ralf Kuesters by phone
or email.

Prof. Dr. Ralf Kuesters
Universitaet Trier
FB IV - Informatik
54286 Trier, Germany
Email: kuesters (at)
Phone: +49 (0)651 2012852
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