University of Luxembourg

Research Associate (Postdoc) in computer security and/or software engineering (M/F)

University of luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the area of computer security and/or software engineering. SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. For further information you may check: and

Research Associate (Postdoc) in computer security and/or software engineering (M/F)

  • Ref: 50014142 – (R-STR-5009-00-B)
  • Fixed term contract 24 months, full-time 40 hrs/week
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Employee status

Your Role

The successful candidate will join the SERVAL group led by Prof. Yves Le Traon. He or she will contribute to projects in Computer Security and Software Engineering. He or she will perform the following main tasks:

  • Shaping research directions and producing results in one or more of the following topics:
    - Computer Security
    - Software Engineering
    - Static/Dynamic Analysis
  • Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Providing guidance to PhD and/or MSc students

Your Profile

  • A PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field
  • Competitive research record in computer security and/or software engineering
  • Commitment, team working and a critical mind
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
  • Strong development skills in C, Python, Java is a plus
  • Experience with static analysis and/or symbolic execution is a plus
  • Knowledge of software vulnerability exploitation and prevention techniques is a plus

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We offer

The University offers a two-year employment contract, extendable up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate international collaborations.


Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications, software repositories)
  • Cover letter

Deadline for applications: 30 September 2019. Screening of applications starts immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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