Applications are open for a PhD studentship looking at Post-quantum Algebraic Cryptography
If successful, you will conduct your research under the supervision of the Director of the York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security and the Chair of Cyber Security Professor Delaram Kahrobaei: https://www.cs.york.ac.uk/people/?search=kahrobaei& http://www.cs.york.ac.uk/security
If successful, you will be supported for three years. Funding includes:
● £15,009 (2019/20 rate) per year stipend
● Home/EU tuition fees
● RTSG (training/consumables/travel) provision
To be considered for this funding you must:
● meet the entrance requirements for a PhD in Computer Science
● be eligible to pay home/EU fees
We will look favourably on applicants that can demonstrate knowledge of cryptography, algebra, quantum computation, artificial intelligence, computational complexity, and who have strong programming and mathematical skills.
Apply for this studentship
1. Apply to study
● You must apply online for a full-time PhD in Computer Science.
● You must quote the project title Post-quantum Algebraic Cryptography in your application.
● There is no need to write a full formal research proposal (2,000-3,000 words) in your application to study as this studentship is for a specific project.
2. Provide a personal statement. As part of your application please provide a personal statement of 500-1,000 words with your initial thoughts on the research topic.
This project is being interviewed for and filled on a rolling basis. Please submit your application at your earliest opportunity.
The start date for the studentship will October 2020.
Professor Delaram Kahrobaei, Chair of Cyber Security ([email protected]
the Director of the York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security https://www.cs.york.ac.uk/people/?search=kahrobaei&
Cyber Security Group at York: http://www.cs.york.ac.uk/security
About the University: https://www.york.ac.uk/professorial-jobs/computer-science/
About the Department and University of York:
The Department of Computer Science at the University of York has a very strong international research record. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results ranked York’s Computer Science 7th overall in the UK, 5th for impact and 6th for environment.
The University of York founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all and a member of the prestigious Russell Group.
Application enquiries [email protected]
+44 (0)1904 325404