Institution: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Department of Informatics, Research Group Security in Distributed Systems
Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date: as soon as possible, pending approval of external funding, fixed for a period of three years (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 2023-04-20
Scope of work: full-time position suitable for part-time
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
The position comprises scientific collaboration in the externally funded project "NFDIxCS" (National Research Data Infrastructure for and with Computer Science). This includes working on research questions in the development, analysis, implementation and operation of complex, secure IT systems. As a research-intensive working area, our research results are directly incorporated into teaching. In addition, the post holder continuously contributes to the publication and presentation of research and project results.
A university degree in a relevant field.
Sound knowledge of the security of open distributed communication systems as well as basic knowledge of cryptography and security protocols are necessary. Experience in the design of database-based software solutions using cryptographic concepts, and previous experience in the study of security and privacy on the internet and in mobile systems are advantageous. Programming skills in high-level programming languages such as Java, C/C++, and Python are required.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Reduced rates available for a HVV-Proficard (transit pass) and much more
30 days of vacation per annum
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference. Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Prof. Dr. Hannes Federrath
+49 40 42883-2358
+49 40 42883-2510
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