Vulnerability detection, analysis, exploitation, and/or remediation

Assistant Professor position M/F (Ref: SN/AF/MDCREV/072024)


EURECOM is a major Engineering School and a Research Center in digital sciences At the heart of the Sophia Antipolis international technology park, on a site dedicated to teaching, research and digital innovation. EURECOM boasts one of the world's most renowned academic research teams in the field of digital security.

We are looking for an Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférence - Classe 2, permanent position) in the field of digital security.

Created more than 20 years ago, the Digital Security department gathers 11 professors and more than 40 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.

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 their own research team. They will also be expected to develop their 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 the 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). Ideally, the candidate should have previous experience developing and working on research proposals in the industry or academia. French speaking is a plus but not required.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications emphasizing 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 with the reference: 

For any question about the position please write to

Start date: ASAP
Duration: Full time CDI contract


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