PhD Research Internship, Cryptography (Summer 2023)

Job at Mysten Labs

USA (Remote), Europe (Remote)

Full time

Mysten Labs believes that decentralized and open protocols are the bedrock of the internet of value. This is why at Mysten Labs, we are creating foundational infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of decentralized protocols based on blockchain technologies.

Research internships at Mysten Labs provide a dynamic environment for research careers along with a number of industry-leading scientists and engineers. Our researchers and engineers pursue innovation in a range of scientific and technical disciplines to help solve complex challenges across the whole stack, from networking and systems to cryptography and consensus protocols.

We are searching for Ph.D. students with a strong research background and an interest in blockchain technology. Some areas of research interest are distributed and concurrent systems, cryptography, security, distributed computing, incentives, and mechanism design. Research internships are available in all areas of research and are offered year-round, though they will begin in the summer of 2023.

What You'll Do:

  • Pursue applied and fundamental research
  • Work with the engineering team on technical research problems
  • Contribute to academic publications and blog posts

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Computer Science, or related technical field.
  • Understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of secure distributed systems and/or cryptography.
  • Passionate to participate in the next generation of Web3 technology
  • Experienced technical writer and familiar with publishing in peer-reviewed conferences and journals.

Our team is 100% remote and we are hiring across the world. Here at Mysten Labs, you’ll be joining a world-class team with tremendous growth potential as we bring the next billion users to web3. We raised a $300M Series B round from top Silicon Valley led venture funds like Jump Crypto, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Binance Labs, Redpoint, Lightspeed, Coinbase Ventures, Electric Capital, Standard Crypto, NFX, Slow Ventures, Scribble Ventures, Samsung Next, Lux Capital, among other investment firms and strategic partners. Come join us and build the future of web3!

Company: Mysten Labs

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