Ph.D. and Postdoc Positions in the Field of Cryptography and Computer Security

Where: Computer Science Department, University of Haifa, Israel

Citizens of countries that have issues with Israel - If you happen to be a citizen of a country that frowns upon the existence of the state of Israel (A.K.A., the Zionist entity/state), please be advised that we will accept your candidacy, and if you are accepted, we will help you to obtain a visa to Israel. At the same time, your home country may forbid you to return, and relatives who remain in your home country may face some difficulties following your decision. Hence, please consider your application carefully (at some countries, the application itself may be frowned upon).

Advisor/Host: Orr Dunkelman

What: Zoidberg

  In cryptography, privacy and computer security!





Ph.D. Positions

Yoda

Excellent Ph.D. candidates (preferably with proven research capabilities) are encouraged to apply.

Possible research topics: Design & analysis of symmetric-key primitives, Privacy of biometric databases/schemes, Computer security.

Applicants should be in possession of a research M.Sc. (i.e., with a thesis) with a final grade of more than 85%, in computer science (or of related field), and have prior knowledge of cryptography and/or computer security.

The proposed support is 6,000 to 7,500 NIS per month (about 1,600 to 2,000 US$ per month), depending on the candidate's marital status and capabilities. The grant shall also cover the tuition at the university.

Please note that the program is expected to take 4 years.






Post-doctoral Positions

House

Excellent researchers with Ph.D. are encouraged to apply.

Possible research topics: Design & analysis of symmetric-key primitives, Privacy of biometric databases/schemes.

Applicants should be in possession of Ph.D. in computer science (or of related field), and have proved research capabilities, with emphasis on cryptography, privacy, or computer security.

The proposed support is 7,500 to 8,500 NIS per month (about 2,000 to 2,300 US$ per month), depending on the candidate's marital status and capabilities.









How to apply:

Applicants should contact Orr Dunkelman by mail at orrd (at sign) cs (dot) haifa (dot) ac (dot) il, with the following documents:

  • CV (including publication list),
  • Copy of M.Sc. certificate (for Ph.D. students) or Ph.D. certificate (for post-docs),
  • List of possible references

Please note that there is no deadline for application.