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There is an open call for one post-doc position at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Genova (Italy) in Algebra/ Geometry and their applications to Cryptography.

The position is funded by my Curiosity Driven Project about "Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Cryptography". It is for 1+1 years, and comes with no teaching duties and some research funds. The expected starting date is September 1st 2023, with little flexibility. The expected annual gross salary is about 23250€.

The selected candidate is expected to work under my supervision and to develop their own research programme. A strong familiarity with with one or more of the following topics is expected: Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Computational Algebra systems (in particular, Macaulay2 and Magma), and Cryptography.

The deadline for applying is 29/05/2023 at 12:00:00 (Italian time). The official call and the online procedure to apply can be found at the following link.

Make sure to attach, in the application, a brief research statement (1 page maximum), all your publications (including preprints and your PhD Thesis) and all relevant documents or information. Do fill in the forms B and C mentioned in the application. Letters of recommendation are not mandatory, but highly appreciated. You can have them sent directly to me at 


Feel free to contact me for further information.

Please note that interviews (via Skype) are already scheduled on 16/06/2023 starting from 9:00. Applicants will be sent the shortlist most likely on the evening of 15/06/2023.

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