Professorship (W3) in the field of Secure Cyber-Physical Systems
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Professorship (W3) in the field of
Secure Cyber-Physical Systems (Ref. No. P-19-01)
The School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics seeks applications for the head of the
future Institute of Secure Cyber-Physical Systems. The position is linked to ahoi.digital, a programme of the Free
and Hanseatic City of Hamburg for strengthening Computer Science, and will begin in the 2020/2021 winter
semester. The successful candidate is expected to advance security research on cyber-physical systems from the
adaptation of established methods of communication and computer security in Cyber-Physical Systems
applications to the design of new and innovative methods that facilitate control systems to safely handle
intentional interference with their operation. This explicitly comprises both small-scale and large-scale control
systems. Qualified applicants are expected to have an excellent track record in foundational and applied
research in this area and to show a strong interest in interdisciplinary work with other engineering disciplines at
TUHH such as robotics, mechatronics, energy systems or industrial automation. We particularly welcome
applicants with a developed background in technical aspects of Cyber-Physical Systems, including but not
necessarily limited to one or more of the following aspects:
Methods for modelling, realization and evaluation of security in control systems,
Design, analysis and implementation of security mechanisms and threats in Cyber-Physical Systems throughout
the system stack,
Security of Cyber-Physical Systems in a specific application domain,
Interaction between safety and security,
Intrusion detection systems for Cyber-Physical Systems.
As the future head of the Institute of Secure Cyber-Physical Systems, the successful candidate is expected to offer
courses in Computer Science and related degree programmes at both undergraduate and graduate level and to
engage in further development of the curricula offered by TUHH. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in
German is of advantage.
For questions, please contact the Head of Administration, Mr. Klaus J. Scheunert, phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3002
and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Johannes Harpenau, Head of Research Coordination, phone 00 49 (0)40
42878-3574 and e-mail email@example.com.
TUHH is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes and encourages applications from women. It
is certified as a family-friendly university and supports dual careers. Applications by disabled persons with equal
qualifications will be given preference.
TUHH expressly recognizes qualifications and accomplishments in academic teaching.
The legal framework of the Federal Republic of Germany applies (in Hamburg the law is applied pursuant to
Section 15 HmbHG). Applicants over the age of 50 cannot expect to be employed as civil servants.
The deadline for applications is August 30, 2019. Please upload your application (including CV, Ref. No., a list of
publications, relevant certificates, overview of research activities and teaching experience) using the link: Online Application Portal