2 Researcher Assistant Positions - Cryptography (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Poland

Poland

September 30, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: University of Warsaw: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
  • Research Field: Computer science
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 30/09/2022 15:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Warsaw
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Part-time
  • Hours Per Week: 30
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/11/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020 / ERC
  • Reference Number: SOB/D110/2022/3/AM-60-0964598
  • 2 research assistant positions in the scientific project “Smart Contract Protocols: Theory for Applications” (PROCONTRA)

    financed by the European Commission (grant agreement no 885666)

    Principal Investigator: Stefan Dziembowski

    The ERC project “Smart Contract Protocols: Theory for Applications” (PROCONTRA), led by prof. dr hab. Stefan Dziembowski, is offering 2 research assistant positions in the Institute of Informatics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw.

    Benefits

    Selected candidates will be employed on research assistant position (pol. asystent w grupie pracowników badawczych) on 85% working time. The duration of employment is two years with possible prolongation for another 2 years. The expected starting date is around the 1st of November 2022, up to an agreement between the candidate and the principal investigator. The offered salary combined (basic salary approx. PLN 2 500 gross/month plus project bonus) is around PLN 6 800 gross/month). The position comes with no teaching obligations and a generous travel budget. The selected candidates will work on problems in the area of cryptography with applications to blockchain and smart contracts.

    Eligibility criteria

    Applications, as well as further questions on both the scientific topic of the project and on formal details of the call procedure, should be directed to prof dr hab. Stefan Dziembowski:

    s.dziembowski+procontra@uw.edu.pl

    To apply for the position, candidates should send an e-mail and submit the documents as attached .pdf files.

    Application deadline: 30th of September, 2022

    Selection process

    The applications will be evaluated by a selection committee appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics, University of Warsaw. The committee may invite the candidate to a meeting, which will be conducted remotely. The results of the competition will be sent to candidates electronically on 15th of October, 2022 at the latest. The competition is the first stage of the recruitment process as described in the Statute of the University of Warsaw, the recommendation by the selection committee being a basis for its subsequent stages.

    Additional comments

    Applications that do not satisfy the above requirements or are submitted after the deadline will not be considered for the position.

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent

    Mathematics: Master Degree or equivalent

    Skills/Qualifications

    We expect that candidates at the moment of employment hold an MSc degree in either mathematics or computer science and have an excellent background in both of them. Good command of English is required. A good understanding of fundamental theoretical concepts and results in one or more of the following fields is required:

     cryptography,

     complexity theory,

     information theory.

    Specific Requirements

    An application should include Curriculum Vitae that:

     presents an overview of the background and scientific achievements of the candidate;

     lists all the candidate's research works (including not yet published manuscripts) if any,

     gives a list of two experienced researchers that may serve as references for the candidate.

    In addition to the above, there should be a signed cover letter addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics, the University of Warsaw together with the personal data clause (attached). No research statements are required.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Warsaw: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
  • Department: Institute of Informatics
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. mimuw.edu.pl
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • State/Province: Mazovia Province
  • Postal Code: 02-097
  • Street: Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
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