Prof. Dr. Anja Lehmann

PhD & Postdoc Positions (m/f/d)

The Cybersecurity - Identity Management group at the HPI is seeking to fill several PhD and PostDoc positions in the area of cryptography and privacy.

Your future tasks

  • Development of provably secure cryptographic protocols for real-world problems. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
    • Distributed identity management
    • Privacy-enhancing technologies
    • Foundations & solutions for real-world cryptography
  • Publish and present results at top-tier international conferences
  • Participate in teaching activities

Your skills

  • Master’s degree (or PhD for postdoctoral position) in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related area by the time of appointment
  • Profound knowledge in the areas of cryptography and IT security (for postdoctoral candidates proven in the form of publications in these areas)
  • Excellent English language skills

What we offer

  • Collaborative work environment in a newly established research group
  • Outstanding setting to conduct top academic research with strong connections to industry
  • Flat hierarchies, motivated teams and none-bureaucratic cooperations
  • Working at the HPI campus in Potsdam-Babelsberg (S-Bahn station Griebnitzsee) near to Berlin


We look forward to your application documents including two references, motivation letter and copies of relevant diplomas and certificates.

Please submit your application documents (only as PDF) via email to:  anja.lehmann(at)hpi.de



There are PhD Scholarships available via the HPI research schools. See here for more details.