Open positions

I am currently looking for 1 Postdoc and 1 Intern. If you are interested, please check the announcement below and get in touch with me.

===Announcement===

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cryptography
IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain

The IMDEA Software Institute invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of Cryptography. The successful candidate will do research in the analysis and design of provably-secure cryptographic protocols (in particular, possible subjects are zero-knowledge proofs, electronic voting protocols, secure outsourcing).

The position is based in Madrid, Spain, where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. Salaries are internationally competitive and include attractive conditions such as access to an excellent public healthcare system. The working language at the institute is English.

Applicants should have already completed, or be close to completing, a PhD in computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. Applicants should have an excellent research track record demonstrated by publications at major cryptography/security venues, and should have significant experience in the design of cryptographic protocols and provable security. The application requires, among other document, a CV, a research statement, and the names of 3 persons that can provide references about you and your work.

The postdoctoral position is for one year. The starting date is negotiable but not later than January 2018.

Applicants interested in the position should send an email to Dario Fiore and submit the application documents at https://careers.imdea.org/software/. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

For enquiries about the position, please contact:
Dario Fiore <dario.fiore (at) imdea.org>


Research Intern in Cryptography
IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain

The IMDEA Software Institute (Madrid, Spain) invites applications for a research intern in the area of Cryptography.

The successful candidate will join the cryptography group led by Prof. Dario Fiore to work on a project within the area of verifiable computation and zero-knowledge proofs. Basic knowledge of cryptography and solid programming skills in C/C++ are required. Familiarity with (pairing-based) cryptographic protocols and cryptography implementation libraries will be considered as a plus.

The position is based in Madrid, Spain where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. The institute provides for travel expenses and an attractive monthly stipend. The working language at the institute is English.

The internship duration is intended to be for 6 months (with some flexibility), and the starting date is from september.

Applicants interested in the position should send an email to Dario Fiore and submit the application documents at https://careers.imdea.org/software/. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

For enquiries about the position, please contact:
Dario Fiore <dario.fiore (at) imdea.org>