Research assistant positions

 

The positions are available within a recently funded project ERC Advanced Grant “PROCONTRA: Smart-Contract Protocols: Theory for Applications” (see here for more).

 

The project is led by Stefan Dziembowski.

We offer:

 

  • very interesting research problems (ranging from theory of cryptography to more applied topics),

  • membership in an active and vibrant research team with several international collaborators,

  • budget for conference travel and research visits, 

  • attractive salary: approximately 6,500 PLN per month (gross), and

  • an employment contract.

 

The ideal candidates should have an MSc degree in computer science or mathematics from a leading university and have a good background in probability theory, computational complexity, algebra, and number theory. The knowledge of cryptography, information theory, and game theory is a significant plus, but is not a prerequisite. The candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English.

Other details:

 

  • Starting date: January 2021

  • Duration: 2 years

The successful candidates will have to enroll in the PhD program at the University of Warsaw (Poland). 

 

Application deadline: Dec 2nd, 2020.


To apply please follow this link: https://www.crypto.edu.pl/phd-students.

The positions are available within a recently funded project:

 

  • ERC Advanced Grant “PROCONTRA: Smart-Contract Protocols: Theory for Applications” (see here for more).
     

The project is  led by Stefan Dziembowski.

We offer:
 

  • very interesting research problems (ranging from theory of cryptography to more applied topics),

  • membership in an active and vibrant research team with several international collaborators,

  • budget for conference travel and research visits, 

  • attractive salary: approximately 6,500 PLN/month (gross), and

  • an employment contract.

 

The ideal candidates should have an MSc degree in computer science or mathematics from a leading university and have good background in probability theory, computational complexity, algebra, and number theory. The knowledge of cryptography, information theory, and game theory is a significant plus, but is not a prerequisite. The candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English.

Other details:

 

  • Starting date: January 2021

  • Expected duration of the PhD studies: 3-4 years

The successful candidates will have to enroll to the PhD program at the University of Warsaw (Poland).

 

Application deadline Dec 2nd, 2020:

  • web-form [link] (preferred but requires a Google account)

  • alternatively: use this web form [link] and email the following pdf files to s.dziembowski(at)uw.edu.pl (please include "[PhD application]" in the subject line):

      • Cover letter (Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, including the personal data clause available here), 

      • CV (including publication list),

      • Grades from the bachelor and the MSc studies

      • A research statement regarding past and present research 


Cryptography and Blockchain Lab at the University of Warsaw. Email: contact@.crypto.edu.pl.
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