Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in all areas related to Efficient
Algorithms and the Foundations of Theoretical Computer Science (f/m/d)
The CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security provides a unique
work environment that offers the advantages of a university department
and a research laboratory alike. As the latest member of the Helmholtz
Association, the largest research organization in Germany, CISPA has
embarked on a mission: to rethink the digitalized world of the future
from the ground up and make it safer through innovative cutting-edge
research. In the medium term, the center will grow to more than 800
employees with 60 Faculty and research group leaders. Faculty receive
extremely competitive institutional funding, enjoy academic freedom,
and build and lead their team of young researchers, and are granted
the opportunity to teach graduate and undergraduate courses.
CISPA is located in Saarbrücken, in the tri-border area of Germany,
France, and Luxembourg. We maintain an international and diverse work
environment and seek applications from outstanding researchers
worldwide. The working language is English. A command of German is not
required for a successful career at CISPA.
CISPA is looking for candidates that hold a doctoral degree in
computer science or related areas and have an outstanding research
track record in all areas related to efficient algorithms and the
foundations of theoretical computer science, including
- the design of efficient algorithms,
- data structures,
- differential privacy,
- algorithmic fairness,
- computational complexity,
- theory of cryptography.
All applicants are expected to build up a research team that pursues
an internationally visible research agenda.
Tenure-track positions are intended for candidates with excellent
research credentials and the potential to pursue a program of
innovative research. The positions are comparable to tenure-track
positions at a leading university, and come with two full time
research staff positions and generous support for other expenses.
CISPA also has openings in the general areas of Information Security
and Privacy, Machine Learning and Data Science, and Software
Engineering, Program Analysis and Formal Methods.
CISPA also offers positions for Tenured Faculty in these areas.
Applications are invited for tenure-track faculty positions in all
areas related to efficient algorithms and the foundations of computer
All applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their complete
application by November 30, 2020 for full consideration. However,
applications will continue to be accepted until December 10, 2020.
CISPA values diversity and is committed to equality. We provide
special support for dual-career couples. We highly encourage female
researchers to apply.
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For more information about CISPA, see https://cispa.de