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We offer full-time

Ph.D. and Postdoc Positions

in applied cryptography, with a focus on

  • Multi-Party Computation,
  • Zero-Knowledge Proofs,
  • Fully Homomorphic Encryption,

and applications thereof.

The positions are available immediately with an internationally competitive salary, paid according to the German public salary scale TVL-E13 or TVL-E14 (depending on the candidate's qualification). Appointment periods follow the German science appointment regulations, ranging from one year to up to six years.

We offer a creative international environment for top-level international research in Germany's high-tech region.

The successful candidate should have a Master's degree or a Ph.D. (or should be very close to completion thereof) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Cyber Security, or a related field. We value excellent analytical and mathematical skills. Knowledge in cryptography, and in particular, one of the mentioned fields, is an asset. Knowledge of German is not required. We can offer positions with and without teaching obligations.

Application documents should contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications (for candidates who apply for a Postdoc position), copies of transcripts and certificates (Bachelor, Master, PhD), and names of at least two references. Applications should be sent by email to Prof. Ralf Küsters as a single PDF file.

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.

The deadline for applications is

March 24th, 2019.

Late applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

For further inquiries do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Ralf Küsters by phone or email.

Prof. Dr. Ralf Küsters
Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Informationssicherheit
70569 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 (0)711 685 88283