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 three years. Extending the contract beyond the initial duration is possible.

Application up to: June 15th, 2023

Start: In the course of 2023


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.

  • Strong expertise in computer security
    (e.g., network security, web security, vulnerability discovery, malware analysis, ...)
  • Publications in leading conference (A*/A)
  • Very good communication skills in English
  • Creativity and team player skills
  • Enthusiasm for conducting cutting-edge research

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.