Date Posted
19 Aug 2017

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PhD Project
IMDEA Software Institute

PhD in Cryptography

19 Aug 2017

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Position Description

The IMDEA Software Institute (Madrid, Spain) invites applications for one PhD position in the area of Cryptography. The successful applicant will do research under the supervision of Prof. Dario Fiore in the design of provably-secure cryptographic protocols.

Applicants should have completed, or be close to completing, a Master degree in computer science, mathematics or a related discipline. Knowledge of cryptography (in particular public key cryptography and provable security) is required, and proven experience in the form of theses or published papers will be considered positively.

The position is based in Madrid, Spain where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. Salaries are internationally competitive and include attractive conditions such as access to an excellent public healthcare system. The working language at the institute is English.

The position is funded for four years and the starting date is from October 2016.

For enquiries about the position, please contact:
Dario Fiore, dario.fiore (at)

How to Apply

Applicants interested in the position should send an email to Dario Fiore and submit the application documents at Review of applications starts immediately until the position is filled. The application requires: curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, and names of 3 persons that can provide reference about you and your work.

Position Category: Mathematical & Physical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project.

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