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Position: Research Associate in Security and Dependability of Information and Infrastructures
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: 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 are: New challenges in HW-assisted and adaptive Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) (blockchain, CPS/IoT appl.); New challenges in applied cybersecurity and resilience (national critical Infrastructures protection); New challenges in resilient computing for embedded and/or real-time systems and control; Openings are in the project context of ADMORPH and ThreatAdapt
Requirements: We welcome candidates with a PhD in Computer Science and/or Engineering, Informatics, or related areas in Applied Mathematics and Engineering; Strong background in the theory and practice of Security and/or Fault Tolerance, of Software and/or Distributed Systems and Networks design, verification, and experimental evaluation, will be considered as an advantage; We consider as an advantage, proven experience in several of: fault and intrusion tolerance (a.k.a. BFT), trusted computing and architectural hybridisation (TEE), advanced cryptography, data privacy, blockchain, cloud, SDN or P2P infrastructures; Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory; We require commitment, team working and a critical mind
   
Text: UOL03849 31-Dec-2099 About the SnT 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. 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. For further information you may check: http://wwwen.uni.lu/snt/research/critix 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! Your Role 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 ( http://www.fnr.lu/funding-instruments/pearl ), the European Commission and several other projects, namely with Intel Labs, Huawei, and others about to start ( https://wwwen.uni.lu/snt/research/critix/research_projects ). 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 are: New challenges in HW-assisted and adaptive Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) (blockchain, CPS/IoT appl.) New challenges in applied cybersecurity and resilience (national critical Infrastructures protection) New challenges in resilient computing for embedded and/or real-time systems and control Openings are in the project context of ADMORPH and ThreatAdapt. The candidate will work closely with Prof. Marcus Völp and the team members of the CritiX Research Group. ( http://wwwen.uni.lu/snt/people/marcus_voelp ) English is the working language of this international laboratory. Your Profile We welcome candidates with a PhD in Computer Science and/or Engineering, Informatics, or related areas in Applied Mathematics and Engineering. Strong background in the theory and practice of Security and/or Fault Tolerance, of Software and/or Distributed Systems and Networks design, verification, and experimental evaluation, will be considered as an advantage. We consider as an advantage, proven experience in several of: fault and intrusion tolerance (a.k.a. BFT), trusted computing and architectural hybridisation (TEE), advanced cryptography, data privacy, blockchain, cloud, SDN or P2P infrastructures. 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 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! In Short Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month (extendable up to 5 years) Number of positions: 3 Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Location: Belval Job Reference: UOL03849 Further Information Applications, written in English, should be submitted online and should include: Curriculum Vitae, including photo, your contact address, training record, work experience, publications, test results if available (e.g.TOEFL). Letter of intent (up to 500 words) including the personal motivations for applying to the Univ. of Luxembourg and a statement indicating the research topic(s) of interest and your motivation for the selection. Copies of up to three papers substantiating your background and/or experience in the topics selected. An abstract of your PhD thesis (max 1 page). Transcript of all courses and results from the university-level courses taken. Copies allowed. Legal originals immediately required in case of selection. Contact information for 3 referees. 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 Email informal enquiries / expressions of interest: Associate Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marcus Völp: Email: critix-jobs@uni.lu , Subject: CRITIX - RESEARCH ASSOCIATE CANDIDATE
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