Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI
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Visiting Professor / Lecturer in IT Security (m/f/d)

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is Germany’s center of excellence for digital engineering (www.hpi.de). The Digital Engineering Faculty, founded jointly by the University of Potsdam and HPI, offers a highly practical and engineering-oriented computer science study program, which is unique throughout Germany. HPI’s university research earns international recognition, with the main focus of its teaching and research on the foundations and applications of large, highly complex and networked IT systems.

The Digital Engineering Faculty, established jointly by Hasso Plattner Institute and the University of Potsdam, is one of Germany‘s excellence centers in Computer Science and IT Systems Engineering. In the course of our ongoing expansion, we are currently seeking a

Visiting Professor / Lecturer in IT Security (m/f/d)

for our location in Potsdam.

The position is to be filled for 6-24 months, must cover at least one teaching period and comes with a regular teaching obligation of 12 ECTS (8 SWS) in the Cybersecurity Master’s program.

Your future tasks

The Hasso-Plattner-Institute is looking for a visiting professor/lecturer to contribute to our Master’s program Cybersecurity, preferred starting date April 1st, 2023.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong research profile in IT Security and a clear commitment to teaching. Topics of interest include but are not limited to system security, software security, application security, secure implementations, usable security and trusted computing.

Your skills

The visiting professorship is subject to the requirements set forth in Section 41 of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz, BbgHG). Requirement for the visiting lecturer position is a completed PhD with a strong publication record and teaching experience.

What we offer

  • A first-class, active and inspiring research environment
  • Experience with relevant technologies and methods
  • Cooperation with project partners and other scientists
  • Cooperation with first-class students as one of the best computer science degree programs in Germany
  • Practical research, real use cases and challenges in the big data environment
  • Flat hierarchies, motivated teams and non-bureaucratic environment
  • Working at the HPI campus in Potsdam-Babelsberg (S-Bahn station Griebnitzsee) near to Berlin
  • An inspiring academic environment with top students
  • Attractive salary and opportunity to live in the Berlin/Potsdam area

Please submit your application, consisting of a recent CV and motivation letter including a description of intended teaching, and the preferred length of stay, by 08.01.2023 to Jobs2022(at)hpi.de

If you have any questions or would like to request further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Christian Dörr (Enterprise Security, christian.doerr(at)hpi.de) or Prof. Dr. Anja Lehmann (Identity Management, anja.lehmann@hpi.de).

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3, 14482 Potsdam, Germany