PostDoc and Ph.D.-level researchers "Vehicular Security & Privacy"

The Institute of Distributed Systems at Ulm University is searching for enthusiastic

PostDoc and Ph.D.-level researchers in the field of "Vehicular Security & Privacy"

You are expected to support and strengthen our research activities in the area of security and privacy in vehicular networking and automotive systems. You will contribute to ongoing projects, as well as new project proposals. As PostDoc, you will also be involved in project management and support the supervision of PhD candidates.

The ideal candidate for the PostDoc position has a Ph.D. degree in computer science, or a closely related discipline, from an internationally-renowned university, a strong background in system security with focus on vehicular security and privacy, documented by high-quality publications, and a strong motivation to become part of our team. Proficient knowledge of written and spoken English is required. Conversational German skills are a substantial advantage.

For Ph.D.-level researchers, we require a M.Sc. degree in computer science, or a closely related discipline, from an internationally-renowned university with a visible focus in system security. Proficient knowledge of written and spoken English is required. Conversational German skills are a substantial advantage.

We are one of the leading research groups in vehicular security and privacy. Our group and university offer a unique environment for automotive-related research with excellent facilities and highly competitive salary. Automotive technologies are a priority area at Ulm University, and many research groups are active in fields like vehicle-driver interaction and automated driving. Being situated in Southern Germany between Stuttgart and Munich, we are located in the right heart of German car industry in one of the strongest economic regions in Europe. We have strong ties with companies like Daimler, Audi, BMW, and Bosch and many of those companies have research or development labs at our campus.

Ulm University is committed to increasing the share of women in research and teaching positions and therefore explicitly encourages female candidates to apply.

If you are interested, please send your application including your CV, publication list, a dedicated motivational letter specific to this application, and reference letters or contacts. If you have a Google Scholar author profile, please also provide the URL.

Candidates are invited to express their interest and submit their documents via email to Prof. Dr. Frank Kargl (vs-jobs@uni-ulm.de). 

Job sharing is always possible for full time positions.

Physically disabled applicants receive favourable consideration when equally qualified. The appointment to this position is made by the central university administration.