Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cryptography

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position to join the Cryptography Group at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford in association with the Oxford-Emirates Data Science Lab (OEDSL). This is a fixed-term position, funded via the Emirates-Oxford Data Science Lab, which will terminate on 1 January 2021 and is available from 1 February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will take part in the research of the Cryptography Group and the Oxford-Emirate Data Science Lab (OEDSL) and will be based in the Mathematical Institute and will normally visit Emirates HQ in Dubai up to four times a year for a few days at a time. They will also be given the opportunity to undertake teaching which will not exceed 3 hours per week for 24 weeks per annum.

Applicants should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with the relevant experience. Possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes with the ability to manage own academic research and associated activities.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator quoting vacancy reference 132383.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 10 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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