Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Software Engineering and Theoretical Computer Science and PTB (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) jointly invite applications in a Cooperation Leave Model (Jülicher Modell) for a
Junior Professorship - salary grade W1for the field of "Secure and trustworthy network connected system architectures". The position includes leading a newly established junior researcher group at PTB. The appointment for the professorship is part of the cooperation of the Einstein Center Digital Future partners. Reference number: IV-446/16 (starting at the earliest possible / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications April 07, 2017) Working field: Development and implementation of excellent and highly innovative premarket research in the field of secure and trustworthy ICT-systems in legal metrology. The commercial as well as social need for a contemporary applicability of novel technological approaches must be taken into account. The integration of business partners for a subsequent utilization is also required. Requirements: Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 102a BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics or similar, qualified achievements in research and a particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be proven by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
Additionally, applicants must provide proof of intra- and interdisciplinary work regarding information- and communication technology as well as IT-security, being scientifically excellent, innovative and internationally competitive. Good knowledge of German is desirable.
The applicants need to have profound knowledge in several of the below stated fields, however, expertise regarding software-based solutions is favored:
- Low level system security
- IT security in embedded, mobile and distributed systems
- Network-architecture, Virtualization and Embedded-Systems
- Applied Cryptography and risk assessment and evaluation
- Distributed Sensor Networks (IoT)
applications cannot be submitted via dropbox. The vacancy is also available on the internet at