Postdoctoral researcher: IT-Security

The position is fully funded with the German salary level TV-L 13/14 (100%), should be filled at the soonest possible date, and is limited to two years. Extending the contract beyond the initial duration is possible.

Application up to: December 1st, 2022

Start: As soon as possible


The "Intelligent System Security" research group works on the application of machine learning in the area of computer security. In particular, we develop methods in the area of application security and system security, as for instance, attack detection or vulnerability discovery in software and embedded devices. Also, the robustness, security, and interpretability of machine learning methods are central to our research. We are seeking to extend the scope of our research.

Your Profile

You have an exceptional doctorate degree, do nationally and internationally visible research (via respective publications), and strive for distinguishing yourself in a leading role. Next to research in IT-Security (e.g., network security, web security, vulnerability discovery, malware analysis, ...) you are required to have an interest in learning-based systems. Above all, however, you need to show enthusiasm for conducting research on cutting-edge topics in IT-Security.

Field of Work

Area of responsibility:

  • Independent research in the field of IT-Security germane/complementary to the research profile of the "Intelligent System Security" research group.
  • Assistance with the coordination of research projects.


Please send your application including a cover letter, your CV, all certificates/references, and a research statement to . Make sure to point out why you are a good fit for us and research in the field of IT-Security.

We strive for a diverse research team and ask people from all nations to join us. Moreover, qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favored.