Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Cryptography
Division/School School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type Open ended contract staff
Working pattern Full time
Salary £32,548 - £41,212
Closing date for applications 16-Dec-2018
Please Note: This is a “rolling advert” with a nominal close date only. Applications are welcome at any time and the timing of the selection process will be dependent on the applications received.
Applications are invited for a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate position in the Cryptography group within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol. The group has significant funding and we are usually looking to recruit research staff in the following areas:
- Areas related to the evaluation of the security of cryptographic implementations.
- Designing and implementing cryptography that is resilient against real world attacks.
- Design and implementation of tools, including compilation techniques, that help improve security of cryptographic implementations.
The Cryptography Group is mainly based within the Department of Computer Science. Along with the departments of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics, the Department of Computer Science sits within the Merchant Venturers' School of Engineering.
The Cryptography group at Bristol is a world renowned group working on a range of topics spanning theoretical and practical cryptography. The group collaborates on the international stage; with recent work being conducted with Aarhus, Bochum, TU Darmstadt, ENS Paris, EPFL, Georgia Tech, HP, IBM, KU Leuven, Microsoft, Royal Holloway, and TU Graz to name but a few.
The group has extensive existing funding from various sources including the EPSRC, the EU, the ERC, the Royal Society, and DARPA.
You must have experience in one of the sub-areas of cryptography mentioned above. You must possess a PhD or expect to be awarded one soon
Appointment may be made at the Research Associate (grade I) or Senior Research Associate (grade J) level depending on skills and experience and will be for up to 2 to 3 years in the first instance.
This is a “rolling advert” with a nominal end date only. Applications are welcome at any time and the timing of the selection process will be dependent on the applications received. Start date dependent on the circumstances of the successful candidates.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Elisabeth Oswald Elisabeth.Oswald@bristol.ac.uk tel: +44 (0117) 954 5634
Daniel Page Daniel.Page@bristol.ac.uk tel: +44 (0117) 331 5146
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.