Research Associate (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
11 May 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Systems Architecture, the Chair of Systems Engineering ( offers a project positions as 

Research Associate (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is limited until May 31, 2023 with the option of extension within subsequent third-party funded projects. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed-Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz). 

The Chair of Systems Engineering is conducting research in a "Confidential computing cooperation project" with Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf GmbH.  

Tasks: research in the field of the chair, especially in the field of cloud computing and confidential computing. In this context, the main research areas include the development of a confidential computing platform. The development, publication and presentation of scientific publications at national and international conferences as well as journals are expected. 

Requirements: very good university degree (M.Sc., Dipl.) in Computer Science; strong skills in distributed systems and security; ability to work independently and purposefully in a team; an integrative and cooperative personality with excellent communication and social skills; high engagement; fluency in English - written and oral; interest in interdisciplinary cooperation in all areas of computer science as well as with industrial partners. We search for a personality having practical experiences with various programming languages and concepts. 

What we offer: You join a team of enthusiastic scientists who creatively pursue their individual research work. We offer a broad, challenging and highly responsible area of tasks with your own room for maneuver and autonomous work. Flexible working hours, a company pension program with VBL and the opportunity for further training for professional and personal development are also offered.   Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. 

Your application (in English only) should include: motivation letter, CV, copy of degree certificate and proof of English language skills.

Complete applications should be submitted by June 8, 2022 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf-document quoting the reference: “Huawei” in the subject header to or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Systemarchitektur, Professur für Systems Engineering, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christof Fetzer, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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