Research Assistant (f/m/d)

Job type: 

Application deadline: 

Friday, June 30, 2023

Paderborn University is a high-performance and internationally oriented campus univer-sity with around 20,000 students. In interdisciplinary teams, we shape future-oriented research, innovative teaching and the active transfer of knowledge to society. As an im-portant research and cooperation partner, the university also shapes regional develop-ment strategies. We offer our more than 2,600 employees in research, teaching, technol-ogy and administration a lively, family-friendly and fair working environment with short decision-making processes and a wide range of opportunities.

Join us to invent the future!

The Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics – Institute of Computer Science / Codes and Cryptography Group – has a vacancy (100 % of the regular working time) at the earliest opportunity:

Research Assistant (f/m/d)
(salary is according to E 13 TV-L)

This is a qualification position within the meaning of the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (Wis-sZeitVG - German Act on Scientific Temporary Contracts), which serves to promote a doctoral procedure or an early postdoc phase in the field of "Codes and Cryptography". The position is to be filled for a limited period, depending on the qualification achieved to date, but generally for a period of 3 years. An extension is possible within the time limits of the WissZeitVG if ap-plicable.

Your duties and responsibilities:

• Teaching on the order of 4 teaching hours (SWS) per week
• Research in one of the following areas:
- Cryptography and quantum cryptography
- Algorithmic number theory and complexity theory
- Quantum algorithms and quantum complexity

Hiring requirement:

• Scientific Master degree in computer science, mathematics or physics

Since Paderborn University seeks to increase the number of female scientists, applications of women are especially welcome. In case of equal qualification and scientific achievements, they will receive preferential treatment according to the North Rhine-Westphalian Equal Opportuni-ties Policy (LGG), unless there are cogent reasons to give preference to another applicant. Part-time employment is possible. Likewise, applications of disabled people with appropriate qualifi-cation are explicitly requested. This also applies to people with equal status according to the German social law SGB IX.

Please send your application including a CV (preferably in a single pdf file) using the Ref. No. 5936 by 30th June 2023 to:
Information regarding the processing of your person data can be located at:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Blömer
Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics
Paderborn University
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn