SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.
We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling 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!
CritiX (Critical and Extreme Security and Dependability) is a research group, and a laboratory for state-of-the-art research in a problem area that may be described as extreme computing, including the protection of critical systems and data against severe and persistent threats.
We advocate resilience as a paradigm shift enabling a comprehensive approach to extreme security and dependability challenges, from first principles.
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Successful candidates will have the opportunity of shaping their PhD research around challenging and innovative research themes, as well as contributing to the ambitious research agenda of the CritiX lab.
They will be given excellent conditions for the development of their research skills, in terms of working conditions, mentoring and laboratory facilities.
The research topics this opening is calling for are :
Resilience of Cyber-Physical System Infrastructures and Control (e.g., SCADA, CPS, Automotive).
Internet and Cloud Infrastructures Resilience (e.g., SDN, IoT).
Security and Dependability of Embedded Components (e.g., multicores, hypervisors, SGX, ECUs).
Radiation Tolerant System Architectures for Space (e.g., on board computers, new space).
We welcome candidates with an MSc degree in Computer Science and / or Engineering, Informatics, or related areas in Applied Mathematics and Engineering.
Strong course background in the theory and practice of Security and / or Fault Tolerance, of Software, Distributed Systems and Networks, and / or Real-Time and Embedded Systems will be considered as an advantage.
We consider as an advantage, proven research experience (publications, awards and other relevant aspects included in the CV will be considered).
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory.
We require commitment, team working and a critical mind.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
A stimulating learning environment. Here post-docs and professors outnumber PhD students. That translates into access and close collaborations with some of the brightest ICT researchers, giving you solid guidance
Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our