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Post doc for the MPCPRO project at Department of Computer Science 930151

Department of Computer Science is looking for a Post doc for the MPCPRO project 

A post doc position is available in the Cryptography and Security group at Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University.

The postdoc position is part of the MPCPRO project. The aim of MPCPRO is to advance the state of both theory and practice of multiparty computation and tools for its implementation.

The position is for one year and the starting date is expected to be October 1st 2017.

The responsibilities of the successful applicant would include research on the above topics in collaboration with other staff and project partners, along with modest teaching and service tasks.

Educational qualifications
PhD. Degree/ Post Doc level

The successful applicant must demonstrate ability to publish their work in high-ranked cryptography and security venues. The applicant should have a strong background in successful research on, for instance, information theory, non-malleable codes and randomness extraction.

Dept. Of Computer Science was founded in 1968 as part of the Departement of Mathematical Sciences. The department became independent in 1998 and houses a total of 100 employees.

Place of Employment and Place of Work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Science and Technology, Åbogade 34, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.

Questions regarding this job offer should be directed to Professor Ivan Damgård

Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range

Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

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