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Open Positions

PhD Position

The Cryptography Group at ETH Zurich, led by Prof. Ueli Maurer, has an open position for a PhD student in the general field of Cryptography. Candidates with an excellent Master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field, and with good English skills (written and spoken), are invited to apply.

Post-doc Position

The Cryptography Group at ETH Zurich, led by Prof. Ueli Maurer, has an open position for a post-doctoral researcher in the general field of Cryptography. Candidates with a PhD degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field, and with excellent Cryptography publications, are invited to apply.

How to apply

You can apply by email to Christopher Portmann. Please use the subject "PhD Application" or "Post-doc Application". Your mail must contain the following items:

  • Application Letter (usually the mail body, alternatively an attached PDF file)
    This letter MUST contain the following information:
    • personal details: full name, date of birth, gender, marital status, nationality, country of residence.
    • educational details (for each BSc/MSc degree obtained): name and place (country) of university, GPA, and a brief explanation of the grading system (highest grade, lowest passing grade, if available annual class average).
    • list of crypto-related courses: course title (and type), name of the lecturer, achieved grade.
  • CV (attached in PDF format)
    The CV should include personal and educational details, a picture, and references.
  • Transcripts (attached in PDF format)
    For each obtained degree, attach a separate PDF file with the transcripts. Please provide translations of transcripts which are not in English/German/French. Please briefly explain the grading system in the mail body (see Application Letter).
If we need further information, we will contact you. Please refrain from sending us zip, rar, doc(x), odt, and similar files.