Researcher – Cryptography and Privacy – Microsoft Research

Last updated 18 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Cryptography and Privacy Research Group at Microsoft Research, Redmond, is looking for candidates for Researcher positions.

Topics of particular interest to us include (but are not limited to) secure computing (FHE, MPC, TEE), ML privacy, end-to-end encryption, web privacy and security, post-quantum cryptography, and zero-knowledge proofs. Our work ranges from protocol design and security analysis to cryptography and privacy engineering, so we encourage people with any relevant experiences to apply.


  • Working with other researchers and multi-disciplinary teams to create and build practical solutions to real-world privacy problems.
  • Publishing papers in academic conferences.



  • A PhD (or close to completion) in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, or a related field.
  • Publications in top conferences, or submitted/accepted papers in top journals.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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