• The Regents of the University of Colorado
  • $104,840.00 -161,900.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

This scientific research position will be focused on designing and developing a randomness beacon that will publicly broadcast time-stamped and cryptographically hashed random numbers at regular interval as part of a a global network. You will work with a team that spans mathematics and physics to design and implement a prototype beacon. Initially, the beacon will broadcast cryptographically secure pseudorandom numbers, but will eventually incorporate regular quantum random input and post-quantum cryptographically secure protocols.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

Bachelors Degree in Physics or related field.

What We Would Like You To Have

An applicant with hardware and software experience with cryptographic systems is preferred.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • This position will remain open until filled.

    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

    Associated topics: astronomical, astronomy, astrophysics, gravitational, heliophysics, nuclear, physics

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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