20/05/2022
Science 4 Refugees

Postdoc


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceInformatics
    MathematicsAlgebra
    MathematicsAlgorithms
    MathematicsComputational mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    16/07/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Bulgaria › Sofia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The  Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announces a postdoctoral position in the field of Coding Theory, funded by the Bulgarian Research Program PIKOM (ПИКОМ). Duration of the position is 6 or 12 months, extendable for up to 36 months. Successful candidates will work in the department "Mathematical Foundations of Informatics and be affiliated with the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, Sofia (ICMS-Sofia), which is part of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics.

Field: Cryptographically strong S-boxes

Supervisor:  prof. Tsonka Baicheva

Brief annotation:

The research group prioritizes the development of cryptographically strong S-boxes, striving to create a mathematical toolkit that contains essential building blocks addressing both the urgent societal challenges in information security and enabling future development in the field. MFI has focused its efforts towards research and improvement of the existing theory for the construction of s-boxes, where it has designed novel heuristic algorithms. It is also developing the theory behind error-correcting codes with possible cryptographic importance. 

More Information

Eligibility criteria

PhD or equivalent

Selection process

Pre-selection based on CV, research statement and 1-3 letters of reference.

Selection based on interview.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

PhD or equivalent

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Bulgaria
Sofia
1113
Acad. Georgi Bonchev 8

EURAXESS offer ID: 788056

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