Prof. Dr. Anja Lehmann

PhD & Postdoc Positions (f/m/d)

We have several open positions for motivated PhD students or PostDocs to join our group 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):
    • Privacy-preserving protocols
    • Hardware-based cryptography
    • Password-based cryptography
    • User-friendly identity management
    • Foundations for real-world protocols
  • 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
  • Strong algorithmic or mathematical background and good knowledge in the area of cryptography and IT security (for postdoctoral candidates proven in the form of publications)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

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 including a CV and motivation letter. Applications for the PhD position should also include a list of attended Master courses and grades, whereas applications for the Postdoc position should include contact information for two references.

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


Scholarships (Phd/Postdoc)

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



Student Assistant Positions

In general, we are always looking for student assistants both for teaching (Tutor:innen) and for research. Please contact us if you are interested.