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Professor (W3) for Cybersecurity

Technical University of Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Hessen 64289
  • Job Code
    Code No. 221
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Computer Science at Technical University of Darmstadt invites applications for the position of a

Professor (W3) for Cybersecurity

Code No. 221

starting as soon as possible.

We are looking for an outstanding scientist who will represent the topic area of cybersecurity in research and teaching. The scientific focus of the position will be on one of the core topics of cybersecurity and its emerging applications. Exemplary research topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cybersecurity for critical infrastructures and autonomous systems
  • Formal methods and foundations of cybersecurity
  • Hardware security and embedded system security
  • Network security
  • Privacy, in particular private and secure machine learning
  • Software security
  • Usable security and privacy

Successful candidates should demonstrate an outstanding scientific profile, with high-impact research contributions in the area of cybersecurity. A research profile that focuses on emerging application areas (e.g., machine learning & data science, IoT, decentralized systems) or on core topics of cybersecurity (e.g., hardware and network security, privacy) is desired. Successful collaboration in international research teams, with industry, or across research disciplines is desirable.

The professorship is expected to strengthen the department’s research focus on cybersecurity as well as the research focus area Information & Intelligence at the university level. Depending on the candidate’s profile there is the opportunity to participate in joint research projects currently running at Technical University of Darmstadt. This in particular includes the DFG Collaborative Research Center “CROSSING” (www.crossing.tu-darmstadt.de), the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE (www.athene-center.de), and the Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence (https://hessian.ai).

In addition to excellent scientific credentials, we seek a strong commitment to teaching in the department’s bachelor and master programs. Experience in attracting third-party funding as well as participation in academic governance is expected.

Technical University of Darmstadt is an autonomous university with broad excellence in research, an interdisciplinary profile, and clear focus areas in engineering science and information and communication technology. The Department of Computer Science is one of the leaders in research and teaching and regularly ranked among the top German departments.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "WBesoldung" and subject to negotiations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

Technical University of Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Technical University of Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

By submitting your application, you agree that your data may be stored and processed for the purpose of filling the vacancy. Here you can find our privacy policy: https://www.tu-darmstadt.de/datenschutzerklaerung.en.jsp.

Please submit applications in English with the usual attachments (CV including research and teaching achievements, list of publications, scans/copies of diplomas) as well as a research and teaching statement, quoting the code number, to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science, Prof. Dr. Felix Wolf (dekanat@informatik.tu-darmstadt.de).

For further information or questions please contact Prof. Sebastian Faust, Ph.D., email: sebastian.faust@cs.tu-darmstadt.de.

Application deadline: June 30, 2021


Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-07-10

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Professor (W3) for Cybersecurity

Technical University of Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Hessen 64289

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