Postdoc or PhD Position in Quantum Cryptography (Siegen/Germany)

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Friday, April 12, 2024

For the newly established research group on quantum cryptography led by Ramona Wolf at the University of Siegen (Germany), we are looking for a motivated PhD student or Postdoc. Possible research topics include:

  • Security proof techniques for quantum key distribution, in particular those related to quantum steering
  • Quantum random number generation
  • Entropic uncertainty relations and their use in QKD
  • Quantum foundations

Applicants for a PhD position are expected to have

  • a MSc in physics, mathematics, or computer science (or something equivalent)
  • good verbal and written communication skills
  • interest in quantum communication and cryptography (in particular mathematical aspects thereof).

Applicants for a postdoc position are in addition expected to have a significant research record in a relevant field.

While the official start date for this position is flexible, we are ready to accommodate the successful candidate’s schedule. Given that funding is already secured, the selected candidate can commence their research at their earliest convenience.

To apply for the position, please send the following documents to

  • Letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
  • CV
  • Transcript of records

The deadline for applications is April 12th, but later applications may also be considered until the position is filled. This announcement can also be found at