Research Associate in Efficient Zero-Knowledge Proofs

University College London - Computer Science

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 to £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The position is offered by the Department of Computer Science at UCL and is fully funded by an ERC starting grant on efficient zero-knowledge proofs and an EPSRC Digital Economy grant on distributed ledgers (also known as "blockchains") and their applications.

The Research Associate is expected to conduct world-leading research in cryptography with a specific focus on zero-knowledge proofs and their application to privacy enhancement in distributed ledgers.

This post is funded for 24 months in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may be available.

The candidate should hold a PhD (or will shortly be assessed for a PhD level qualification) in mathematics or computer science and have a track record of research in cryptography or computer security.

UCL vacancy reference : 1588291.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr. Sarah Meiklejohn ( For any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process please contact Lisa Howard (

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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