Job posting

PhD position in Blockchain

Application deadline: Not set

Position type: PreDoc

This is a call for this position:

  • PhD position in Blockchain
    Employer: TU Wien
    Place of work: Vienna

The Security and Privacy Research Unit at TU Wien is offering a fully funded PhD position under the supervision of Dr. Zeta (Georgia) Avarikioti and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matteo Maffei.

Your profile:

  • Master degree in computer science or equivalent (degree completion by employment start)
  • Excellent English, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Background in security/blockchain is a plus
  • Experience in research is a plus

We offer:

  • A job in an internationally renowned group, which regularly publishes in top security venues, and consists of an international, diverse, and inclusive team with expertise in cryptography, security, privacy, blockchains, and game theory
  • Diverse research topics in blockchains
  • An international English-speaking environment (German not required)
  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible hours

The application material should include:

  • Motivation letter
  • Bachelor/Master’s transcripts
  • Publication list (if available)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for two referees

Contact: Interested candidates should send the application material to Zeta Avarikioti ( and Matteo Maffei ( We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups. Applications are welcome until our positions are filled. The applications will be evaluated in a bi-weekly fashion, and applicants will be contacted only in case they are selected for an interview.

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