research associate (postdoc) in security and software engineering
University of Luxembourg

research associate (postdoc) in security and software engineering

Luxembourg 31 May 2021

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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.

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

The SVV research group is headed by Prof. Lionel Briand. The team focuses on the development and design of reliable, safe, and secure software systems, carrying out both upstream activities such as requirements quality assurance and architecture analysis, as well as downstream verification & validation activities, primarily software testing and analysis. For further information, you may refer to

https://wwwfr.uni.lu/snt/research/software_verification_and_validation_lab .

Position Description:

The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Managing and contributing to national and international research projects
  • Preparing and reviewing deliverables
  • Communicating and coordinating with partners
  • Planning and participation in project meetings and dissemination activity
  • Preparing and submitting scientific material for peer review and publication independently or in collaboration with other researchers
  • Implementing solutions
  • Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students

Your Profile
  • The candidate should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Knowledge and experience in a number  of the following topics:
    • Software Security
    • Security Testing
    • Program Analysis
  • Experience in the ICT industry or European projects will be considered as an advantage
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required

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!

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: Fixed Term Contract 18 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL03716

Further Information

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • A research statement
  • 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. It`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 domenico.bianculli@uni.lu  or fabrizio.pastore@uni.lu


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