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International PhD Positions in Fieldlab for Quantum Cryptography Evaluation, Netherlands

International PhD Position in Fieldlab for Quantum Cryptography Evaluation in Industrial Use-cases is now available at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Students can apply for the academic year 2023-2024. 

The PhD position will ideally be given to international or domestic applicants who have earned a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science, or Telecommunications, have experience with quantum or classical cryptography, and have fluency in written and spoken English. Selected candidates can expect salaried employment for four years with more additional benefits. 

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Amazing opportunity for applicants in the Netherlands.


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The Eindhoven University of Technology, ranking 342nd in Best Global Universities, is a public technical university in the Netherlands. It was founded in 1956 by the industry, local government, and academia. TU/e, as it is famously known, is a university that offers academic education driven by fundamental and applied research.

Why choose to study at the Eindhoven University of Technology? The Eindhoven University of Technology educates students and advances knowledge in the fields of science & technology for the benefit of humanity in a way that enables its students and scientists to become thoughtful leaders and to design and achieve the unimaginable. Education and research at integrated at TU/e. 

Application Deadline: Applications will close on 13th March 2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Department: Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Employment
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and Domestic 
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands


  • Eligible Countries: Students from the Netherlands and other overseas countries can apply. 
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Candidates must apply for PhD level study programme at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Eindhoven University of Technology. 
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have experience with quantum or classical cryptography. 

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: PhD admission applications are required to be made via the university portal. Interested students must make a separate scholarship application form to be considered. 
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief description of MSc thesis.
  • Extract of the grades acquired in the courses for BSc and MSc studies
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a master’s degree (or an equivalent university degree) in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science, or Telecommunications related area with strong cybersecurity background.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English. 


The successfully selected PhD candidates can expect to receive the following benefits by the Eindhoven University of Technology: 

  • Full-time employment for four years, with an intermediate evaluation (go/no-go) after nine months. 
  • Salary and benefits (such as a pension scheme, paid pregnancy and maternity leave, partially paid parental leave) in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • A year-end bonus of 8.3% and annual vacation pay of 8%.
  • High-quality training programs and other support to grow into a self-aware, autonomous scientific researcher. 
  • An excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus children’s daycare, and sports facilities.
  • An allowance for commuting, working from home and internet costs.
  • A Staff Immigration Team and a tax compensation scheme (the 30% facility).

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