Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top universities. The University has around 45 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.Description of the workplace
The doctoral student will be working in the Cryptography, Privacy and Security Lab (https: // www. eit.lth.se/index.php?gpuid=508&L=1). The work will primarily be funded through WASP (https: // wasp-sweden.org/graduate-school/) and the activities and courses in WASP are mandatory for the WASP PhD students. Senior researchers will be active in the project and provide supervision.Subject description
The research project is in the area of cryptology and includes an investigation into the research topic of implementation security within post- quantum cryptography, particularly in the context of embedded software.Work duties
The main duties of doctoral students are to devote themselves to their research studies which includes participating in research projects and third cycle courses. The work duties will also include teaching and other departmental duties (no more than 20%).
Detailed description of the work duties:
Research on the analysis of code-based and lattice-based cryptographic primitives and implementations through side-channel attacks and fault-injection attacks.
Developing attacks and various protection methods and their security evalutions.
A person meets the general admission requirements for third-cycle courses and study programmes if the applicant:
A person meets the specific admission requirements for third cycle studies in Electrical Engineering if the applicant has:
at least 60 second-cycle credits in subjects of relevance to electrical engineering, or
a MSc in Engineering in biomedical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering mathematics, nanoengineering, engineering physics or information and communication engineering.
Selection for third-cycle studies is based on the student's potential to profit from such studies. The assessment of potential is made primarily on the basis of academic results from the first and second cycle. Special attention is paid to the following:
Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant, through experience and skills, is deemed to have the abilities necessary for successfully completing the third cycle programme.We offer
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee Work at Lund University.Terms of employment
Only those admitted to third cycle studies may be appointed to a doctoral studentship. Third cycle studies at LTH consist of full-time studies for 4 years. A doctoral studentship is a fixed-term employment of a maximum of 5 years (including 20% departmental duties). Doctoral studentships are regulated in the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100), chapter 5, 1-7 §§.How to apply
Applications shall be written in English and include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the research project corresponds to your interests and educational background. The application must also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).
Welcome to apply!
LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.
We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.Type of employment Temporary position
First day of employment By agreement Salary Monthly salary Number of positions 1 Full-time equivalent 100% City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2023/1652 Contact
Published 17.May.2023 Last application date 07.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST
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