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Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science , Institute of Software Engineering and Theoretical Computer Science invites applications for a

Junior Professorship - salary grade W1

with tenure-track for the field of "Distributed security infrastructures".
The junior professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under the reserve that funds are granted.

Reference number:

IV-441/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:

TU Berlin aims to strengthen the research and teaching in the area of "Distributed security infrastructures". The focus of research is set on the development of methods and technologies for ensuring data security and data integrity in potentially vulnerable distributed environments. The main goal is to revise the current concept of server-based security by developing methods for security through distribution of data among many locations.
Candidates should have a profound knowledge and research experience in at least one of the following topics:
  • Distributed security infrastructures
  • Distributed data storage
  • Software Engineering for secure systems,
  • Data security concepts in connection with modern hardware architectures
  • Security in distributed systems
  • Security concepts for industrial IT systems.
  • Security technologies in light of human usage and perception


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, 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 the applicants need to have profound knowledge in the stated working fields, experience in international research cooperations (proved by stays abroad or significant participation in international projects).
If the candidate was employed as a research assistant before or after the completion of a PhD, the total period of PhD and employment combined must not have exceeded six years.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 13/10/2016 with the reference number and the usual documents (including list of up to 5 publications and teaching experience, copies of relevant certificates and documents) to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät IV Sekr. MAR 6-1, Marchstraße 23, 10587 Berlin or by email to dekanat@eecs.tu-berlin.de.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin

Bewerbungsschluss: 13.10.2016
Bewerbungsschluss: 13.10.2016 Erschienen in DIE ZEIT vom 12.09.2016
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