Professor in Cryptology
Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Computer Programming/Systems
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.
Aalto University School of Science invites applications for:
Tenure track or tenured position in Cryptology
The vacancy is open to talented individuals who are interested in an excellent opportunity to pursue a successful scientific career. The position is targeted primarily at candidates for the Assistant Professor level. However, candidates with an outstanding record for Associate or Full Professor levels may be considered.
The professorship is a joint position between the Department of Computer Science (http://cs.aalto.fi/en/) and the Department of Mathematics and Systems analysis (http://math.aalto.fi/en/). With strong research groups in systems security, theoretical computer science, algebra and discrete mathematics, and stochastics, Aalto University is emerging as a leader in information security. The selected candidate is expected to establish independent research and teaching in cryptology. We solicit applications from candidates with expertise in any area of modern cryptology including, but not limited to, symmetric-key and public-key cryptography and cryptanalysis, information-theoretic and complexity-theoretic perspectives of cryptology, as well as implementational and applicational aspects of cryptographic primitives.
The applicants are expected to hold a doctoral degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. Excellent research record in cryptology, evidenced by publications in relevant top venues, is expected and a strong background in both computer science and mathematics is considered as an advantage. Suitable background and enthusiasm for teaching cryptology courses at bachelor’s and master’s level are essential. We value ability for and interest in engaging in research collaboration with industry.
The full advertisement and instructions: http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/1210/
The review of the applications will begin on April 1, 2017.
Tenure track in Aalto University
The tenure track is open to talented individuals who have excellent potential for a scientific career. Individuals on the Aalto University professorial tenure track have the possibility to advance in their career through regular performance reviews, which take into account their merits in all areas of their scope of duty. Launched in 2010, the tenure track has attracted a wide range of international applicants, giving Aalto University the possibility of recruiting top experts and young research talent to join the Aalto University community.
Read more about the Aalto University tenure track system at http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/tenure_track/