Research Associate (Postdoc) In Software Engineering
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of software engineering within its SVV research group.

SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.

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Research Associate (Postdoc) in Software Engineering (M / F)

  • Ref : RCREQ0003936
  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, full-time 40 hrs / week
  • Number of positions : 1
  • The SVV research group is headed by Prof. Lionel Briand. The team focuses on the development and design of reliable, safe, and secure software systems, carrying out both upstream activities such as requirements quality assurance and architecture analysis, as well as downstream verification & validation activities, primarily software testing and analysis.

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    Your Role

    This is a fully funded position for 2 years within a large, national research project (INSTRUCT - IN tegrated S atellite- T e R restrial Systems for U biquitous Beyond 5G C ommunica T ions).

    The project is run in close cooperation with SES (

    The advent of communication technologies, 5G and software-defined network, underpins the era of internet of things (IoT), providing several opportunities to build intelligent systems.

    In the context of developing reliable and resilient IoT systems, the candidate work will focus on developing (1) a dynamic adaptive framework, (2) a system-level simulation tool and (3) an AI / ML-assisted testing framework.

    The research project will cover several topics including model-based system engineering, software verification and validation, search-based software engineering and machine learning.

    The successful candidate will work with an academic supervisor from the University of Luxembourg and with an industrial supervisor from SES, and join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof.

    Lionel Briand. The candidate is also expected to spend 25% of his / her time at the SES headquarters in Betzdorf, Luxembourg.

    The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :

  • Contribute to the national project INtegrated Satellite-TeRrestrial Systems for Ubiquitous Beyond 5G CommunicaTions - INSTRUCT Project website : Disseminate results through scientific publicationsPresent results in well-known international conferences and workshopsCoordinating research activities and delivering outputsImplementing solutionsProviding guidance to PhD and MSc studentsOrganizing relevant workshops and demonstrations
  • Your Profile

    Qualification : The candidate should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field.

    Experience : The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in a number of the following topics :

    Model-driven engineeringSoftware verification and validationSearch-based software engineeringMachine learningSoftware-defined networkInternet of things

    Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.

    We offer

    The University offers a two-year employment contract and may be extended 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 in the development of a newly created university.

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