University of Luxembourg

Postdoc Fellow in (post) quantum security of proof systems

2025-05-15 (Europe/Luxembourg)
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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its "international outlook," #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Your Role...

The University of Luxembourg (UL) is seeking to hire a post-doctoral fellow within the Apsia Research Group led by Prof. Peter Y A Ryan.

The APSIA research group working on various information security directions with the focus on post-quantum security. In particular, the subgroup ''Quantum Lab'' research directions include post-quantum cryptography, quantum cryptography, deniability in quantum cryptography and communication, quantum key exchange, quantum information theory, quantum voting schemes, etc.

The successful candidate will conduct the following tasks:

  • Post-quantum security of proof systems
  • Generalization to Quantum Proof Systems
  • Participate in teaching tasks and Ph.D. and M.Sc. student supervisions
  • Collaboration with writing progress reports

What we expect from you…

  • A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics with the focus on Cryptography and its intersection with Quantum Computation & Information
  • Experience working on computational assumptions, which are believed to be quantum-secure, is a plus
  • Experience working on quantum-secure proof systems is a plus
  • Competitive research record in cryptography or Quantum Computation & Information
  • Strong mathematical CS background
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • A short letter of motivation
  • A CV
  • Publication list with short summery for each publication
  • Names of at least 2 referees to provide reference letters

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information:

  • Contract Type: 7 months fixed-term contract (legally extendable up to 5 years in total)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL06354

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 83099 (full time)


Postdoc Fellow in (post) quantum security of proof systems
Luxemburg, Luxemburg
2025-05-15 23:59 (Europe/Luxembourg)
2025-05-15 23:59 (CET)
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