Full Professorship for System Security


  • Professional
  • Bochum, Germany
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: January 31, 2022

Ruhr-Universitaet, Bochum, Germany
Faculty of Computer Science

Full Professorship for System Security

The Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security (HGI) in Bochum, Germany is one of the most renowned institutes in the field of IT Security in Europe. The HGI hosts 26 faculty members, maintains extensive networks and has produced numerous successful start-ups. HGI is home to the Cluster of Excellence “CASA: Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries”, funded with approximately 30 million euros. This outstanding environment offers excellent working conditions in a highly topical and exciting field. In addition, there is a very good working atmosphere in a young and diverse group of researchers.

The Faculty of Computer Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum invites applications for a tenured Full Professorship for System Security. Applicants should have an excellent track record in research and teaching in at least one of the following areas:

–        OS and software security

–        Network and distributed systems security

–        Malware analysis

–        Analysis of network and security protocols

–        Security analysis of hardware designs and binaries

–        Machine learning and security.

We are looking for a scientist with an internationally visible research profile, who complements existing focus areas. We expect a willingness to cooperate with the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security as well as an active role in current and planned projects, especially in the Cluster of Excellence “CASA: Cyber Security in the Age of Large Scale Adversaries”. The Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy offers additional possibilities for collaboration. The working language is English. Fluent German is not a prerequisite for a successful engagement at HGI.

The official job add can be found here: https://www.stellenwerk-bochum.de/jobboerse/w3-professorship-system-security-bochum-211202-506376 .

Applications with the usual documents are requested by January 10, 2022 to the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Alexander May, e-mail: career@casa.rub.de.

Further information can be found here:

https://casa.rub.de/en/