Researcher in quantum cryptography (postdoc; three years)

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Application deadline: 

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Note: The job description below is not specific to quantum cryptography, but we are particularly interested in a researcher with a focus or a background on quantum cryptography / quantum complexity / quantum information.

=== Researcher (postdoc) in cryptography ===
=== University of Tartu ===

The Cryptography group at the University of Tartu, Estonia, is looking
for a researcher (postdoc) in cryptography, preferably with strengths
on one of the following topics:

* Theory of cryptography
* Quantum cryptography
* Mathematics (applied to cryptography)
* Verification
* Any other area that complements the existing team

The Cryptography group in Tartu (senior members: Dominique Unruh,
Helger Lipmaa, Sven Laur) does research on a variety of cryptography
related topic, such as quantum cryptography, verification, foundations
of cryptography, cryptographic protocols, e-voting, etc. On the coding
theory side, we also have Vitaly Skachek.

Researchers at U Tartu are full faculty members. Salary is 2000 euro
(cost of living in Estonia is quite low, see e.g., with an employment contract
for three years.

A successful candidate should:

* Hold a phd degree
* Have a strong background in cryptography / quantum information or a relevant related field
* Have an international publication record at outstanding venues

To apply, please submit the following documents (by email):

* Letter of motivation
* Research plan
* Two letters of reference (make sure they reach us by the application deadline)
* Curriculum vitae
* Publication list
* Phd degree

Deadline for applications: 1 November 2013

Do not hesitate to contact us in case of questions.

Contact: Dominique Unruh, e-mail see

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