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The Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany‘s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.
The Department of Mathematics at Ruhr-University Bochum, invites applications for the position of a Junior-Professor for Cryptography (salary scale W1) to start as soon as possible.
We are looking for a junior scientist with a visible research profile in Cryptography, in particular in theoretical cryptography, provable security, protocols, or secure multi-part computation. The successful applicant is expected to get actively involved in the Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security. Teaching responsibilities will include service teaching duties of the Department of Mathematics.
The initial appointment will be for three years; upon successful evaluation, the position will be extended for further three years.
Applicants will be expected to hold an excellent PhD in mathematics as well as to have a demonstrable expertise in academic teaching.
We expect:
  • strong commitment to academic teaching;
  • readiness to participate in interdisciplinary research;
  • willingness and ability to attract external funding;
  • readiness to contribute to joint research projects of department.
The Ruhr-University Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, lists of publications and research funding, list of self-raised third-party funds, teaching record, and a statement of research interests as well as a concept for gender equality should be sent by E-Mail to the Dean of the Department of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Peter
Eichelsbacher; not
later than November 12th 2017. Further infor-
mation can be obtained at our website at Logo

Closing date: 12.11.2017
Closing date: 12 November 2017 Published on on date 28 September 2017
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