46763: Engineer or similar - Threat analysis and risk prevention in complex infrastructures

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Bremerhaven, Germany

Work group:

Institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures



Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts



Job description:


The Department for Resilience of Maritime Systems develops methods to assess the security and protection status of maritime infrastructures, such as offshore facilities, ports or ships. Based on this, new concepts for threat analysis and hazard prevention are developed to cope with the increasing complexity of maritime infrastructures, which consist of a multitude of technological and socio-technical subsystems.


With your work you pursue with us the common goal of continuously improving the analysis and evaluation as well as the increase of the security and protection status of current and future maritime infrastructures. In an interdisciplinary work team you will explore how the safety and protection goals to be achieved can be specified and validated. Furthermore, you will develop suitable approaches for static and operational hazard prevention in the infrastructure. You will publish the results of your work at renowned conferences as well as in recognized specialist journals, thus representing the Institute at national and international level. Depending on your qualifications, you will supervise master’s and doctoral theses. The opportunity to do a doctorate is given within the framework of the temporary employment.


The position includes the following principal activities:


research and development of methods for security and threat analysis of infrastructures research and development of methods for security in infrastructures cooperation in project acquisitions in the field of security of maritime infrastructures presentation and publication of research results

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Quote Reference: 46763