25/04/2020

Research position in Applied Cryptography (Mathematics and Cryptography)-(Remote Work)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of the Aegean(UoA)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    Information science
    Mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/06/2020 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Chios
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Negotiable
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20-40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/07/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    INEA/CEF/ICT/A2018/1633170

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The University of the Aegean | i4m Lab, in collaboration with the Disposable Identities Community, seeks to appoint a post-doctoral researcher starting in July 2020. The post-doc researcher will have an affiliation at the UAegean Information Management Lab. The position is in Mathematics and Cryptography (Applied Cryptography)

The researcher will have the opportunity to

- Become a key member of IT systems design and development project teams (including software development)

- Bring the latest theoretical advances in applied cryptography as close as possible to functional specifications for IT system development (mostly to Self-Sovereign Identity technologies-based design and development)

- Provide input to implement the cryptographic primitives in any platforms/language

- Audit the adequacy of design specifications for software development and work with testing methodologies for crypto-wallets and crypto-changes to ensure the appropriate level of quality during the development stage

(*) Implementation environments: Zenroom.org - https://www.hyperledger.org/projects/aries and other SSI frameworks

More Information

Benefits

  • The position does not require a physical presence on the premises of the University of the Aegean or a location in Greece (work mostly from distance)
  • Participation in a team of active scientists working in common research projects with top-level Universities and the EU industry
  • Development of multidisciplinary research skills

Selection process

Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one sample of academic work, and one or two letters of reference. Applications should be sent by e-mail to Petros Kavassalis (pkavassalis@atlantis-group.gr) and Piyi Karavia (piyika@aegean.gr). Reference letters should be sent separately to the same e-mail addresses.

Additional comments

- About the UAegean i4m Lab:

i4m Lab is a research activity within the Engineering School of the University of the Aegean, Greece (UAegean - Financial and Management Engineering). i4M Lab Research focuses on the design, development, management and use of Information Technology (IT) and IT-based Service Systems in complex organizations, including government, industry value chains and value systems, inter-organizational business processes for SMEs and large enterprises. The most recent work includes specific applications in e-government and e-logistics. i4M main Research Topics include: Business Process Modeling and Automation, e-Identity and Privacy Management, Self-Sovereign Identity and Distributed Ledger Technologies, Service Systems Modeling and Engineering (Science of Services), Intelligent Transportation Systems, Economics and Management of Technical Change, IT Innovation and Public Policies in the Digital Era. The Lab is factored to foster links with the industry and the government, to act as an intermediary platform between faculty and students interested in the above issues and industry, research and government bodies.

- About the Disposable IdentitiesCommunity:

https://disposableidentities.eu/about-disposable-identities

EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME:

CONNECTING EUROPE FACILITY (CEF) - TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR

SEAL - Student and Citizen Identities Linked, Action CEF # 2018-EU-IA-0024

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsApplied mathematics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Mathematics: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants must have received a PhD recently or have completed their PhD by September 1st, 2020

Required Research Experiences

  • Main Research Field: Applied Cryptography
  • Research Sub Field: Mathematics, Cryptography
  • Years of Research: 0-10

Specific Requirements

  • Experience with crypto-code development (optional)
  • Languages : Greek or French shall be considered a plus

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Information Management Lab (i4M Lab) Dept. of Financial and Management Engineering
Greece
North Aegean
Chios
82100
41 Kountouriotou str

EURAXESS offer ID: 517641

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