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Research intern in Cryptography

The IMDEA Software Institute (Madrid, Spain) invites applications for a research internship in the area of Cryptography. The successful candidate will join the cryptography group led by Prof. Dario Fiore to work on a project within the area of zero-knowledge proofs and their applications to blockchain protocols.

Who should apply?

Applicants should be MSc or PhD students in computer science, mathematics or a related discipline. Strong knowledge of cryptography and solid programming skills are required. Familiarity with cryptographic protocols, cryptography implementation libraries or C++ will be considered as a plus.

Working at IMDEA Software

The position is based in Madrid, Spain, where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. The institute provides for travel expenses and an internationally competitive stipend. The working language at the institute is English.


The internship duration is intended to be for 4-6 months (with some flexibility). The ideal starting period is from May 2019.

How to apply?

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at using reference code 2019-02-intern-crypto. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For enquiries about the position, please contact: Dario Fiore, dario.fiore (at), Matteo Campanelli, matteo.campanelli (at)