Senior scientist

senior scientist position in the area of cryptography in the Cryptography and Data Security Group at the Department of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics at University of Warsaw.  The position is supported by the EU FNP Welcome Grant "Cryptographic Protocols Provably-Secure Against Physical Attacks (CPPSAPA)"This project is about the design of cryptographic schemes that are provably-secure against physical attacks, such as side-channel leakages, tampering, or malware intrusion.

Job profile:

All candidates with strong qualifications in cryptographic research are encouraged to apply and will be carefully considered.  Applicants should have a PhD degree or be close to completing it.  Knowledge of Polish language is not required, but a good knowledge of English is essential.  We offer excellent networking and training opportunities, including participation in international workshops and conferences.

Successful candidates can  start at any time (preferably before 11.2013).  Funding is available for 1 year but extensions will be possible. Salary will be commensurate with experience and levels of accomplishments and can be over 40 000 Euro per annum, for candidates with publications on leading cryptographic and TCS conferences (EUROCRYPT, CRYPTO, STOC, FOCS, etc.). No teaching responsibilities are associated with this position.


The Institute of Informatics of University of Warsaw is the leading research institute in this field in Poland. Institute of Informatics was formed in 1975, unifying foundational and experimental research on programming languages. Today it employs around 50 faculty members and trains, more than 60 PhD students. The research goals comprise basic work in computer science, especially algorithms, cryptography, logic, and specification theory, as well as various aspect of software engineering and several interdisciplinary topics.

Your application:

applications in English should be submitted here