Research Associate in Resilient Real-Time and Embedded Systems
Université du Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
vor 4 Tg.

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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 have a unique opportunity of participating in the shaping of a challenging and innovative research themes, as well as contributing to the ambitious research agenda of the CritiX lab, supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund, FNR (), the European Commission and several other projects, namely with Intel Labs, Huawei, and others about to start ().

They will be given excellent conditions for the development of their research skills, in terms of working conditions, mentoring and laboratory facilities.

The main research topics this opening is calling for include addressing new challenges in :

  • fault and intrusion resilient control
  • interplay between fault and intrusion tolerance mechanisms and real-time scheduling
  • fault and intrusion tolerant real-time operating systems
  • Openings are in the project context of ByzRT and ongoing and upcoming industrial partnerships.

    The candidate will work closely with Prof. Marcus Völp and the team members of the CritiX Research Group.

    English is the working language of this international laboratory.


  • We welcome candidates with a PhD in Computer Science and / or Engineering, Informatics, Control or related areas in Applied Mathematics and Engineering
  • Strong background in the theory and practice of Security and / or Fault Tolerance, of Real-Time and Embedded Systems and Operating systems will be considered as an advantage
  • We consider as an advantage, proven experience in several of : fault and intrusion tolerance (), trusted computing and architectural hybridisation (TEE), or real-time systems
  • 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

    The university and its research institute SnT offers a two year employment that may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries, according to status, and is an equal opportunity employer.

    You will work in an exciting international environment with researchers from over 50 nationalities and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the research lab agenda.

    Luxembourg City, in the centre of Europe, is an extremely well-connected town and an opportunity to get to know several European cities with little effort.

    It is also a nice, cosy capital, with historical areas full of life, and has recently been considered one of the best cities to work in.

  • 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 Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
  • Find out more about us!

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 24 Year
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval
  • Internal Title : Postdoctoral researcher / Research associate
  • Job Reference : UOL04440
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