PhD researcher in Post-Quantum Cryptography

The Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications (aka IAIK) is the largest university institute in Austria for research and education in security and privacy. It has been active in this field for more than 30 years and currently employs more than 60 researchers. Within the "Secure Systems" area of our institute Sujoy Sinha Roy is establishing the new research group "Cryptographic Engineering”.

In order to complement our team, we are looking for a fulltime PhD researcher.


The PhD researcher will be working on the implementation and side-channel security aspects of post-quantum cryptography within the “Cyroptografic Engineering” group within the “Secure Systems” area at IAIK.

The PhD candidate will have to start by May/June 2021.

Required Qualifications

•  MSc degree (or close to completion) in computer science, information and computer engineering, software development, mathematics, or a related field.
•  Research experience from MSc/BSc projects.
•  Outstanding candidates with BSc degree and publications in related research area are also welcome.
•  Experience with cryptography, programming, and digital circuit design (ASIC or FPGA) design

How to apply

Applications, curriculum vitae and other documents should preferably be uploaded here Please select „7050 – PhD 2021 – crypteng” as a reference number.

Application deadline: April 20th 2021
Reference number: 7050 – PhD 2021 – crypteng