ETH Zurich, Office for Faculty Affairs

Position ID:ETH-Office for Faculty Affairs-HARDWARESECURITY [#12364, 2125]
Position Title: Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Hardware Security
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8092, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Appl Deadline:2019/01/15 (posted 2018/10/11, listed until 2019/01/15)
Position Description:    

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Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Hardware Security

The Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The successful candidate will build a leading research programme in the area of computing architectures that addresses security concerns (data integrity, user authentication, and privacy) from a hardware perspective. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the development of architectures designed with both performance and security in mind, such as specific hardware implementations for computing on encrypted data, efficient post-quantum cryptography and novel hardware solutions to prevent side-channel (power, timing) attacks. He or she is expected to collaborate and interact with colleagues in the department and at ETH Zurich, benefiting from strong activities on integrated circuits (e.g. the Microelectronic Design Center) and on security and privacy (e.g. the Zurich Information Security and Privacy Center).

The new professor should be an effective and enthusiastic teacher, who will teach courses in the department core curriculum at the bachelor level and contribute to the development of the new MSc degree in Security together with colleagues from the Departments of Computer Science, Physics, and Humanities, Social and Political Sciences. Generally, at ETH Zurich, undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses in English.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities. The level of the appointment will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the three most important achievements and the names of three references. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.

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