Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI

Research Assistant and PhD Student: Security Engineering – Security Analytics

The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) conducts internationally renowned research and offers innovative teaching programs for bachelors and masters in the field of digital engineering. The HPI, academically written as the digital engineering faculty of the University of Potsdam, is looking for several

Research assistants and PhD students (m/f/d)

You may work in the area of Security Engineering on the topics, such as:

  • Big Data Security Analytics
  • Vulnerability and Threat Intelligence Management
  • Next-Gen IDS/SIEMS


We expect you have (by the time of appointment):

  • Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related area
  • knowledge and engineering skills in IT and Cybersecurity
  • ability to design and implement new IT components or systems
  • independent and self-motivated work style in research and teaching
  • creativity, dedication, and team spirit
  • good communication skills in English, both in speaking and in writing


We provide:

  • practice-oriented research
  • close cooperation with leading global companies
  • excellent equipped working/research environment
  • a friendly and competent team

Working time: 40 hours per week / Start: as soon as possible

We are looking forward to your application. Please send it (in PDF) per E-Mail hr-meinel(at)hpi.de or per Post to:


Hasso Plattner Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel
Postfach 90 04 60,
14440 Potsdam, Germany