Part-Time Non-student Research Assistant – Auditing Blockchain and Cryptographic Protocols
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering
Brief Description of Duties and Expertise
The ideal candidate is expected to analyze real world systems that utilize cryptography, at both the protocol level and the implementation level. Upon mutual acceptance, the candidate will work alongside a Montreal-based auditing firm to assist on risk assessment in cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and decentralized finance. Knowledge of verifiable voting is an asset. The responsibilities include attending regular research meetings and writing research articles.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Systems Engineering, or equivalent
- Experience with software development (eg. Solidity, Rust, Go, Python, web.js)
- Knowledgable in cryptography and blockchain protocols
- Strong research capabilities
- Preference for a track record of peer-reviewed research
Dr. Jeremy Clark, PhD, Associate Professor
$35.00 - $45.00 per hour, 20 hours per week
November 14, 2022
August 31, 2023
Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae by following the instructions on this website (specify “paid research assistant”) https://users.encs.concordia.ca/~clark/hiring.php
This posting will remain active until the successful applicant is selected. We thank all the applicants, but only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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