Mathematics & Statistics, University of South Florida

663 11825Position ID: USF-USFFAUCP [#11825]
Position Title: Cryptography/Cryptanalysis Postdoctoral Research Scholars
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tampa, Florida 33620, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cryptography/Cryptanalysis
Application Deadline: 2018/04/01 (posted 2018/03/16, listed until 2018/09/16)
Position Description:    

As part of a joint project between the University of South Florida (USF, based in Tampa) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU, based in Boca Raton), we expect to hire two postdocs for 12 months each, starting in Summer 2018.

The areas of interest are

  • Cryptography based on Euclidean lattices.
  • Cryptography based on isogenies between elliptic curves.
  • Cryptocurrencies.
  • Classical and quantum cryptanalysis.

The person recruited at USF will report to Dr. Jean-François Biasse. They will work on fundamental aspects of the aforementioned topics and be hired by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics. The annual salary will be $47,659.

The person recruited at FAU will report to Dr. Reza Azarderakhsh. They will work on efficient implementations related to the topics of interests, with an emphasis on hardware solutions. They will be hired by the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The annual salary will be $50,000.

If you are interested in either position, please send a CV and a 1 page research statement to usf.fau.crypto.postdoc (at)

To ensure full consideration, please send your application material by April 1st 2018. However, we will consider applications until the positions are filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue, CMC342
Tampa, FL 33620-5700

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