- About the position
- We have a vacancy for a doctoral fellowship in public-key cryptography, supervised by Jiaxin Pan, at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NTNU starting in fall 2019. The successful candidate will be offered a three-year position. The Department may offer a twelve month extension as a teaching assistant. The work place will be in Trondheim.
- Main duties and responsibilities
- The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in public-key cryptography (e.g. encryption, signature, and NIZK systems) and provable security. The candidate will collaborate with the mentor and other researchers on the related topics.
Additonal Academic Requirements
No experience is required.
Additonal Experience Requirements
- The applicants should have a master’s degree in mathematics, or a master’s degree in computer science, communications technology or related areas, with a strong mathematical component.
- A background including experience with cryptography or computational complexity is desirable. Candidates completing their master degree in 2019 are encouraged to apply. The position is also open for integrated PhD for NTNU students starting their final year of their master degree in Autumn 2019.
- Norway needs candidates that can be security cleared. The PhD work itself does not require a security clearance, but candidates that can be security cleared may be preferred.
- The candidates for the position must be fluent in English, both oral and written.
- The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD.
- Applicant should have experience of working in the following category(ies): Teaching & Academics
- Experience should include the following skills: Education/Training
Company Profile: NTNU has the main responsibility for higher education in technology in Norway, and it is the country’s premier institution for the education of engineers. The university offers several programmes of professional study and a broad academic curriculum in the natural sciences, social sciences, teacher education, humanities, medicine and health sciences, economics, finance and administration, as well as architecture and the arts.