PhD Position in Software Security
University of Luxembourg
Alphonse Weicker, Luxembourg
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Your Role

The successful candidate will join a strong and motivated research team led by Prof. Jacques Klein and Prof. Tegawendé F.

Bissyandé in order to carry out research in order to pursue a PhD on the following topic :

  • Software Security and SOC automation
  • The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :

  • Carrying out research in the predefined areas
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Participating in proposal drafting
  • Collaborating with industrial partners, and in particular with the Luxembourg Army
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an exciting environment with top researchers in software security and experts in cyber defense.

    Collaborations with a Swiss cyber security entity is also foreseen.

    Your Profile

    Qualification : The candidate should possess an MSc degree or equivalent in Computer Science.

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

  • Software Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Analytics
  • Previous experience in the above areas from a European Union agency, is considered as an asset
  • and be familiar with the principles of

  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Cyber Security Threats
  • Cyber Defense
  • Development skills in Java or C++ are required.
  • Senior as well as junior profiles are welcome.

    Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of French, German or Luxembourgish is desirable.

    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 Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
  • Multiple funding sources for your ideas . The University supports researchers to acquire funding from national, European and private sources
  • Competitive salary package . The University offers a 12 month-salary package, over six weeks of paid time off, health insurance and subsidised living and eating
  • 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
  • But wait, there’s more!

  • Complete picture of the perks we offer
  • Discover our Partnership Programme
  • Download the brochure : Why choose SnT for your PhD?
  • Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.

    In Short

  • Contract Type : Contrat à durée déterminée 36 Mois - extendable to 48 months if required
  • Work Hours : Temps plein 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Internal Title : Doctoral Researcher
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference : UOL03901
  • Further Information

    Applications should be submitted online and include :

  • Full CV
  • Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken
  • Short motivation letter
  • All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

    Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.

    Applications by email will not be considered.

    The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

    About the University of Luxembourg

    The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

    It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

    The University s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

    Further information

    For further information, please contact us at jacques.klein uni.lu and tegawende.bissyande uni.lu

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