Barkhausen Institut

Security & Privacy Researcher (m/w/d)

We expect the following:

  • Above-average MSc/Diploma or PhD degree in areas related to our research focus (Computer Science with special focus on IT-security & privacy) from renowned universities
  • Good communication and writing skills in English
  • An integrative and cooperative personality with excellent communication and social skills
  • Excellent knowledge in the fields of IT-security and privacy-enhancing technologies with special focus on Internet of Things, Cloud Computing (especially Edge Clouds) and 5G
  • Prior experience regarding theoretical analysis of privacy properties as well as formal security proofs would be highly appreciated
  • Knowledge or even research experience in the field of privacy-respecting artificial intelligence / big data processing will be very valuable
  • A candidate with prior research experience in designing and developing solutions in the field of IT-security and privacy enhancing technologies will be preferred

You will join a team of enthusiastic scientists who creatively pursue our research agenda. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and development of tailored security and privacy solutions for specific use-cases and application domains
  • Creation of more general frameworks and models for enabling security and privacy in the domain of Internet of Things
  • Analysis and evaluation of existing security and privacy solutions
  • Participation in writing project proposals, project management and creating project deliverables

Application Procedure: Your application should include: motivation letter, CV, copy of university degree certificate, short summary of Master or PhD thesis. Applications from women are particularly welcome. Complete applications should be submitted by e-mail as a single PDF document to careers@barkhauseninstitut.org. Informal inquiries can also be submitted to the same address.