Monash University: Lecturer / Sr Lecturer – Cryptography [Melbourne, Australia]

Seeking a Lecturer / Sr Lecturer in Cryptography. The Monash cryptography research team mainly focuses on the following areas: Post-quantum cryptography; Cloud and database security; Zero-knowledge; Privacy-enhanced technologies.

At: Monash UniversityMonash University
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Position: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Cryptography

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Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions with access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers. Innovative, supportive, successful and with great breadth and depth of talent, Monash Information Technology is a leader in research and education. We provide an ideal environment in which to excel and are located in Melbourne, one of the world’s most liveable cities.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM.

The Opportunity

Monash University Faculty of Information has embarked on an exciting journey to become the best faculty of IT in the world. A key component of that is the strong team of cybersecurity, in particular cryptography.

The Monash cryptography research team mainly focuses on the following areas:

  • Post-quantum cryptography;
  • Cloud and database security
  • Zero-knowledge
  • Privacy-enhanced technologies

Led by experts in the underlying technology, with engagement from researchers from across the Faculty of IT (FIT), and powered by expertise across the fields of cybersecurity, blockchain, machine learning and AI, digital health, finance, and the social sciences, the team has delivered unprecedented development of cryptographic technology, and published in top security venues such as CRYPTO, EUROCRYPT, CSS, Journal of Cryptology, etc.

Monash University FIT is pleased to announce the opportunity for a talented and passionate academic to join our world-class team.  As part of the teaching and research role, the successful applicant will contribute to the cryptography team, and will engage in teaching, including the development of education resources and new course units; and research of cutting-edge cryptographic technologies and practices.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”. Please include your CV, research statement, education statement and cover letter in the application.


Associate Professor Carsten Rudolph, +61 3 9905 9975,

Position Descriptions

Lecturer - Cryptography

Senior Lecturer - Cryptography

Closing Date

4 October 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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