Digital Security

Assistant Professor Cl. 2 Position M/F (Ref: SN_AF_MDC2_052023)

Created more than 20 years ago, the Digital Security department gathers 9 professors and more than 45 researchers and engineers, whose expertise covers a wide range of security-related fields such as: system security, hardware/mobile/cloud security, forensics, theoretical and applied cryptography, big data security, privacy, and biometrics. The new Assistant Professor will be responsible for joining forces with the department by complementing existing research activities.
We are looking for an Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférence - Classe 2, permanent position), in the field of digital security.

The new Assistant Professor is expected to conduct research and develop new courses in vulnerability detection, analysis, exploitation, and/or remediation in different areas including:
•         Fuzzing and symbolic execution
•         Software (e.g., applications, operating systems, and kernel security)
•         IoT and embedded security
•         Hardware/software interfaces
•         Mobile communications and system security
•         Web security
•         Forensics

EURECOM provides competitive salary conditions that depend on experience. The candidate will benefit from significant existing funding to develop his/her own research team.  He/she will also be expected to develop his/her activity through new funding from national, European, or other international grants, or through research collaborations with industrial partners.
As applied research is part of EURECOM's DNA, we expect our Assistant Professor, in addition to excellence in academic research, to have the desire to tackle system security problems.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in computer science or electrical engineering and proven research experience in one or more of these fields (Post Doc is a plus but not required). The candidate should ideally have previous experience in developing and working on research proposals, either in industry or academia.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae including a list of publications with emphasis on the three most important publications, a statement of proposed research and teaching activities, and the names and addresses of four references.
The complete file should be sent by e-mail to under the reference SN_AF_MDC2_052023
The position is open until filled. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

Start date: ASAP
Duration: Full time CDI contract


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