Job offer in Ireland Research Assistant/Research 
Fellow Crypto Agility at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast – 
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The successful candidate will be an active member of a large research team investigating the next generation of public key cryptographic solutions needed to protect the Internet from the threat of quantum computers.  Working in the prestigious ECIT Global Research Institute within the applied cryptography group in the award-winning Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) you will be working with world leading technologists.  You will develop a proof-of-concept technology demonstrator which supports enterprises to migrate to quantum-safe cryptographic algorithms.  The project is supported by industrial partners including Thales eSecurity.

This post is available for 18 months provided in post by 1 September 2017

Anticipated interview date: Monday 31 July 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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