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PhD student in blockchain

The IMDEA Software Institute offers a PhD position in the area of security and privacy in blockchain. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Pedro Moreno-Sánchez on the design, analysis and implementation of multi-party protocols for applications that require multiple transactions across multiple blockchains.

Who should apply?

Applicants should have finished (or be close to finish) a master degree in Computer Science. Experience in cryptography, distributed systems and blockchain is highly valued.

Working at IMDEA Software

The positions are based in Madrid, Spain where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. Salaries are internationally competitive and include attractive conditions such as access to an excellent public healthcare system. The working language at the institute is English. Knowledge of Spanish is not required.


The position is intended to last for the duration of the doctoral studies, which is usually four years. The preferred starting date is January 8th, 2024.

How to apply?

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at using reference code 2023-11-phd-blockchain. Deadline for applications is December 10th, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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