Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Europe by fuelling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

The centre attracts talented researchers from all over the world to work on collaborative projects with industry and the public sector. Since its launch in 2009, SnT has established partnerships with more than 55 organisations.

We invite researchers from diverse academic backgrounds to contribute to our projects in areas such as: network security, information assurance, model-driven security, cloud computing, cryptography, satellite systems, vehicular networks, as well as ICT services and applications.

A stimulating learning environment

Benefit from the supervision of internationally recognised experts and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in ICT research. With a high ratio of academics and post-docs to doctoral candidates, you’ll have access to guidance from colleagues with various levels of experience.

At our two campuses, researchers benefit from exciting infrastructures and unique labs: they can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better.

Looking to connect to the business world? Through our Partnership Programme, our researchers engage in demand-driven projects . We also host several networking events, such as Partnership Day, where you can talk about your research with a CEO or a minister .

Outstanding Benefits

The University offers a 12-month salary package, over six weeks of paid time off, and 11 days of public holidays. Family is important to us, so staff memberscan benefit from maternity and parental leave and 40 hours of personal time off each year to facilitate private appointments, when needed.

You also benefit from top-notch health insurance. Every University employee is automatically enrolled in the national CNS, offering coverage in Luxembourg and in the EU. You will also benefit from travel insurance both for your personal and professional trips.

The University offers subsidised housing to doctoral researchers, you get meal vouchers and a discount on your meals at University restaurants — bon appétit!

Solid administrative support

We support researchers in acquiring funding from national, European and private sources. Public research is mainly funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). Check out SnT’s latest FNR, EU and ESA Projects here.

All research teams also receive reliable and extensive support for all administrative tasks – from guidance on the University’s procedures to funding proposals, logistics, filing travel expenses. This enables our researchers to focus fully on their projects.

Speaking of travelling, SnT actively encourages all our researchers to attend relevant conferences around the world. If you ever want to host a conference in Luxembourg, we’ve got you covered, too.

Company culture & fun perks

Every stage of an SnT experience is international. Researchers join us from all four corners of the globe, making the centre a rich environment full of cross-cultural connections. Currently at SnT, we have more than 60 nationalities!

We value our dynamic company culture, so be prepared for teambuilding events, networking activities and more.

Interested in learning one of the many official languages of the Grand Duchy? The University offers complimentary language classes, and you can even get ECTS credits. On your time off, you can also enroll in a wide range of complimentary sports and wellbeing courses, art workshops, and cultural events.

About the University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities, with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character.

It fosters a synergy of research and teaching relevant to its country. It’s known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

Its core asset is its well-connected and world-class academic staff, which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers, who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges, and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

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