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Two Post-doc Positions in Information Security (M/F)

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire two outstanding post-doctoral researchers at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).

The successful candidates will participate in the activities of the SaToSS SaToSS research group led by Prof. Dr. Sjouke Mauw. The SaToSS group is working on formalizing and applying formal reasoning to real-world security problems and trust issues. The research topics of the group include: security protocols, security modeling, formal methods for security, socio-technical aspects of security, risk management, privacy, verification, etc. For further information you may consult our web site.

Your role

The SaToSS group is currently looking for two post-doctoral researchers.

The first position is within the national project Attack-Defense Trees: Theory Meets Practice (ADT2P). ADT2P is a follow-up project of a recently finalized project Attack Trees. The main tasks of the post-doc hired on this project will be to:

The second position is partially funded by the EU project Technology-supported Risk Estimation by Predictive Assessment of Socio-technical Security (TREsPASS). TREsPASS focuses on modeling and analysis of socio-technical aspects of security. The tasks of the post-doc selected for this position will be to:

In addition to the TREsPASS-related tasks, the post-doc will also conduct research on selected security topics which are of interest for SaToSS.

Your Profile

The candidates are expected to have:

We offer

The university offers a three year employment that may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research centre.


Applications should be written in English and include the following documents:

Applications should be submitted electronically via the on-line recruitment portal of the University of Luxembourg, at .


Deadline for applications: January 19, 2014

Contact information

For further inquiries please contact:
Prof. Dr. Sjouke Mauw (sjouke.mauw AT or
Dr. Barbara Kordy (barbara.kordy AT