Open positions in quantum cryptography, Lucerne University, Switzerland

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is seeking a*PhD student*and a*Research Associate*to work on practical aspects of quantum cryptography. The position is part of the Swiss National Science Foundation Practice-to-Science grant “Quantum cryptography in practice”. This project investigates practical quantum key distribution and quantum random number generation protocols, analyzes their security and develops secure and efficient alternative protocols. It devises methods to assess and quantify the quality and “quantumness” of quantum random number generators.

The PhD student will be employed and hosted at the Lucerne School of Computer Science and Information Technology in Roktkreuz, Switzerland and will be enrolled in the doctoral programm of ETH Zurich.

Both junior and more senior candidates are considered for the position as Research Associate. For junior candidates, there exists the possibility to combine the employment with enrollment in a study-programm towards a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)

Detailed information and an online application form can be found here: