Digital Security

Faculty Position M/F (Reference: SN_DB_FAC_JUL21)



The Digital Security Department of EURECOM invites applications for a tenured position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Digital Security.

EURECOM hosts one of the most internationally renowned academic research groups in the fields of security and privacy. Established over 20 years ago, the digital security department includes 8 faculty members and over 45 researchers and engineers, whose expertise cover a broad range of security domains such as: system security, hardware/mobile/cloud security, forensics, theoretical and applied cryptography, privacy, and biometrics. The new faculty is expected to join forces with the department by either extending or complementing existing research activities.

The new faculty is expected to carry out research and to develop new courses in the aforementioned domains. The candidate is also expected to lead and develop his/her own research team by raising additional funding through national, European or other international grants, or through industrial research collaborations. Applied research being part of EURECOM's DNA, we expect the successful applicant, besides excellence in academic research, to have a desire to tackle real life security or privacy problems.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science or electrical engineering and a proven track record of research in one or several of these areas. The ideal candidate must have had prior experience in developing, and working on, research project proposals, be it in industry or academia.

Qualified applicants should send a resume including a publication list emphasizing the three most important publications, a statement of proposed research and teaching activities, and the names and addresses of four references by email under reference SN_DB_FAC_JUL21 to

Important Dates
The deadline to submit the application is October 1st 2021, 8.00am UTC and interviews with the shortlisted candidates will be scheduled in the second half of October 2021. The candidate is expected to start by early 2022 (January 2, 2022 – flexibility if needed).

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Full time permanent (CDI) contract

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