Following the Free and Hanseatic City of
Hamburg's ambition to further develop
the city into a knowledge metropolis,
the Hamburg University of Technology
(TUHH) is expanding its activities in
research and teaching. With its strategy
of growth the TUHH aims to expand its
position as a leading international, interdisciplinary,
innovative university of
TUHH is a modern and dynamic university,
striving for international excellence
in research and teaching. It is guided by
what has been its hallmark since foundation,
namely that of being an initiator
and a driver of innovation. Its vision
of delivering "technology for people"
builds on a widely recognized strength in
knowledge transfer and innovation with
industrial and societal partners. Being an
entrepreneurial university, the creation of
company startups is also an essential element
of the TUHH strategy.
High-ranking research, especially in the
three focal areas of Green Technologies,
Life Science Technologies and Aviation
and Maritime Systems, characterizes the
TUHH. Combining its engineering expertise
with cross-cutting research on digitization
and new materials, the TUHH sets
the ideal conditions for unlocking the
knowledge and innovation potential of
today's technological challenges.
As part of its educational strategy the
TUHH is developing new, international
degree programmes for tomorrow's engineers,
building on its excellent reputation
for innovation in teaching and learning
for the engineering sciences.
TUHH's strategy of growth envisages
closer collaboration and networking
with other scientific institutions in the
Hamburg metropolitan region as well
as strategic collaboration with industrial
partners in application-oriented research.
IN THE FIELD OF
Ref. No. P-19-02
The School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics seeks
applications for the head of the future Institute of Software Security. The position
is linked to ahoi.digital, a programme of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
for strengthening Computer Science, and will begin in the 2020/2021 winter
semester. The successful candidate is expected to take forward research on secure
and dependable software systems from foundations in Computer Science
to applications in security-relevant domains. Qualified applicants are expected to
have an excellent track record in this area. We particularly welcome candidates
with a background in the technical aspects of secure software systems, including
but not necessarily limited to one or more of the following aspects:
Methods for modelling, realization and evaluation
of secure and dependable software systems
Trusted computing, secure boot
Side channel-aware and -resistant software
Security testing, fuzzing.
As the head of the future Institute of Software Security, the successful candidate
is expected to offer courses in Computer Science and related degree programmes
at both undergraduate and graduate level and to engage in further development
of the curricula offered by TUHH. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in
German is of advantage.
For questions, please contact the
Head of Administration,
Mr. Klaus J. Scheunert,
phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3002 and
or Dr. Johannes Harpenau,
Head of Research Coordination,
phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3574 and
The deadline for applications is
August 30, 2019.
Please upload your application (including
CV, Ref. No., a list of publications, relevant
certificates, overview of research activities
and teaching experience) using the QR-Code
on the right side or the link https://intranet.tuhh.de/aktuell/stellen/
TUHH is an equal opportunity employer
and particularly welcomes and encourages
applications from women. It is certified
as a family-friendly university and
supports dual careers. Applications by disabled
persons with equal qualifications
will be given preference.
TUHH expressly recognizes qualifications
and accomplishments in academic teaching.
The legal framework of the Federal Republic
of Germany applies (in Hamburg the law is
applied pursuant to Section 15 HmbHG).
Applicants over the age of 50 cannot expect
to be employed as civil servants.
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