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Researchers, Computer Science, Aarhus University

Concordium Blockchain Research Center Aarhus (COBRA) is looking to fill several full-time research positions to work at Computer Science, Aarhus University.

We are looking for:

  • PhD students
  • Postdocs
  • Assistant Professors (Tenure Track)
  • Associate Professors

We are hiring within the following topics:

  • Algorithmic game theory / Mechanism design / Tokenomics

  • Anonymous credentials

  • Blockchain technology

  • Consensus protocols for blockchains

  • Cryptographic security models

  • Distributed databases
  • Distributed systems

  • Efficient Implementation of Cryptography

  • Formally verified cryptographic primitives

  • Formal verification of cryptographic protocols, including blockchain and secure multiparty computation
  • Game theoretic analysis of cryptographic protocols and blockchains

  • Privacy-enhancing technologies
  • Robust peer-to-peer systems
  • Secure multiparty computation for blockchains

  • Smart contract analysis
  • Smart contract language design
  • Smart contract semantics

  • Smart contract verification

  • Zero-knowledge protocols / zkSNARKs

As part of your daily work at COBRA you will interact with several world-leading research groups from Computer Science and Engineering at Aarhus University. At the same time you will be given the opportunity to work in close collaboration with both the Science team and Tech team of Concordium Foundation [https://concordium.com/]. The Concordium Foundation is building and implementing a next generation, open source, science based, perpetually cutting-edge blockchain. This gives a unique possibility of doing free fundamental research, but at the same time see your research applied in practice when relevant.


If you are interested in a PhD or postdoc position contact us as soon as possible. Positions will stay open until suitable candidates are found. Please send applications to COBRA Research Coordinator Malene Bisgaard Blaabjerg Andersen <malene.andersen@cs.au.dk>

Please use the following Subject line: “COBRA Apply FIRST NAME + SECOND NAME”

Please provide:

  • Include CV. -
  • Include grade records for PhD positions. -
  • Include a list of publications for postdoc positions.

Interesting PhD candidates will be invited to apply at the next available deadline at Aarhus University Graduate School of Science and Technology (GSST). Follow the below link for formal rules and regulations about doing a PhD at Aarhus University.

Candidates applying for an Ass. Professor position are to use the link below for more information on the positions and how to apply.

COBRA: [https://cs.au.dk/research/centers/concordium/]

GSST: [https://phd.scitech.au.dk/for-applicants/apply-here/]

CBM: [https://bcm.ku.dk/]

Call for Ass. Professors: [https://cs.au.dk/about-us/vacancies/job/aarhus-university-is-looking-for-excellent-and-visionary-assistant-and-associate-professors-to-push/