Assistant Professor (tenure track), Coding Theory or Cryptology

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has a vacancy for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position for five years in the Coding and Crypto group (section Discrete Mathematics, DM).

We are looking for a candidate who meets the following requirements:

  • A PhD degree in Mathematics or Computer Science;
  • Research experience in coding theory or cryptology;
  • Outstanding research achievements and promise for the future;
  • Excellent track record of international publications in leading journals and high-ranked conferences;
  • High potential for the acquisition of external research funds;
  • Readiness to supervise PhD projects;
  • Teaching experience and good teaching skills;
  • Good English speaking and writing skills, and a willingness to learn Dutch (all Master's and some Bachelor courses are given in English);
  • Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO): if the candidate in question is not in possession of a BKO certificate, he or she is required to meet this requirement within a maximum period of three years.

The tenure-track nature of the position will be as follows. The successful candidate will first be appointed for a fixed period of five years. Before the start of the contract, the department and the candidate negotiate a list of conditions for successful conversion. If the candidate meets these conditions at the end of the five years, the position becomes permanent; if not, the temporary position is not continued.

Contact: More information can be obtained from:

about the position: Prof. dr. Tanja Lange, email tanja (at)

about the employment conditions: mrs. Corlien van Dam, HR advisor, e-mail: pzwin (at)

Job opening:

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Contact and application information
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Contact name: 
Tanja Lange
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