Looking for a Applications are invited for a Ph.D. position in the field of cryptography at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, to be co-supervised by Dr. Vanesa Daza (UPF) and Dr. Alessandra Scafuro (NCSU). Research in Anonymity and Accountability in Blockchain technologies is expected. The starting date will be around September 2019. Only outstanding candidates that satisfy international mobility criteria will be considered (the applicant should not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date). The contract will be for 3 years with a gross salary of €34,800, plus other advantages. The candidate should hold or be about to receive a master's degree by September 2019 in computer science, mathematics or a related area. Specialization in cryptography (demonstrated by a relevant MSc) will be positively evaluated. The application must include research interests and motivation for applying for the position, CV, two reference letters, transcripts and diplomas, and a list of any scientific work (if any) and must be submitted to email@example.com before January 10th.
Pompeu Fabra University is the first Spanish university in the world Top 200, positioned in 135th worldwide and 58th in Europe (Times Higher Education ranking THE2018), ranked as 11th university under 50 years (THE2018) and 5th among young universities in Europe. UPF is also ranked 5th in Europe (Multirank 2018) and 1st in Spain in teaching and research performance since 2013 (U-Ranking, BBVA Foundation & Ivie, 2018). On April 2014, it was the 1st Spanish University to obtain the HR Excellence in Research distinction.
The application must include research interests and motivation for applying for the position, CV, two reference letters, transcripts and diplomas, and a list of any scientific work (if any) and must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org before January 10th.