Postdoc In Security Of Automotive Networks
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The Security and Networking Lab (SECAN-Lab), headed by Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel, part of the Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM), is currently looking for a Postdoc in Security of Automotive Networks.
The successful applicant will be integrated in SECAN-Lab, a research group which addresses both fundamental and applied research in computer networking, privacy, and security, applied to in-car and vehicular communication (V2X) scenarios.
The position takes a key role within two major projects:
SETICA (SEcuringTIme Critical traffic in (next gen) Automotive networks) – a project jointly funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and Honda R&D Europe, Germany, under the FNR-BRIDGES funding program.
5G-MOBIX – a EU H2020 project that focuses on developing and testing Cooperative, Connected, and Automated Mobility (CCAM) use cases using 5G core technological innovations along multiple cross-border corridors and urban trial sites.
In the context of the SETICA project, the successful candidate will research methods for securing time critical traffic in next generation automotive networks. This includes methods and solutions for time synchronization and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) security, SDN support for securing TSN, as well as building a security-enabled testbed as basis for the aforementioned research items.
In the context of 5G-MOBIX, the successful candidate will focus on disseminating the project results to the international community and actively participate in the ongoing standardization activities related to 5G for CCAM.
Scientifically co-advising doctoral dissertations in the relevant area
Presentation of research findings at workshops and conferences
Publication of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals
Dissemination of project results via reports, deliverables, and standardization activities
Participation in teaching activities
What we expect from you…
A PhD degree in Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering, Informatics, or other related field
Sound publication track record in relevant international conferences and top journals
Strong background in network security, telecommunication engineering, and wireless networking
Knowledge of any of the following will be considered an asset:
Time Sensitive Networking (TSN)/ IEEE 802.1DG
Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Connected Vehicles technologies (V2X)
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (extendable up to 60 months in total if successful in acquiring follow-up project funding)
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Foreseen starting date: February 2022
Job Reference: UOL04672
The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral researcher at the UL is EUR 75.285 (full time)
How to apply…
Applications should include:
Curriculum Vitae, List of Publications
Cover letter (max. 1 page) including the personal motivations for applying to a postdoc at the University of Luxembourg
Transcript of academic records (including grades) and copies of diplomas
Contact information of three references
We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 15/01/2022.
Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
In return you will get…
Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
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For further details of the group’s current research activities and industry partners, visit: https: // secan-lab.uni.lu/ and https: // vehicularlab.uni.lu/