Postdoc in Software Engineering

Veröffentlicht am 08/07/2024

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About the SnT...

SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

We're looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place!

Your Role...

The successful candidate will join the SVV research group headed by Prof. Domenico Bianculli. The team focuses on the development and design of reliable, safe, and secure software systems, carrying out both upstream activities such as requirements quality, as well as downstream verification & validation activities, such as software testing and runtime verification. For further information, you may refer to

This is a fully funded position for 23 months within a large, national research project (INSTRUCT - INtegrated Satellite-TeRrestrial Systems for Ubiquitous Beyond 5G CommunicaTions). The project is run in close cooperation with SES ( Therefore, the objectives of the project are aligned with the research interest of SES towards their next-generation of satellite systems.

The candidate will develop novel methods and techniques for data format inference, transformation, and verification in the context of high-speed satellite command data streams.

The successful candidate will work with an academic supervisor from the University of Luxembourg and with an industrial supervisor from SES, and join a strong and motivated research team led by Prof. Domenico Bianculli. The candidate is also expected to spend at least 25% of his/her time at the SES headquarters in Betzdorf, Luxembourg.

The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the national project "INtegrated Satellite-TeRrestrial Systems for Ubiquitous Beyond 5G CommunicaTions - INSTRUCT"
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  • Carry out research in the predefined areas
  • Disseminate results through scientific publications
  • Present results in well-known international conferences and workshops
  • Coordinating research activities and delivering outputs
  • Implementing solutions
  • Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students
  • Organizing relevant workshops and demonstrations

Your Profile...

  • The candidate should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
  • The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in the following topics:
  • Runtime verification
  • Log analysis
  • Complex event processing
  • Language Engineering
  • Data Format Inference
  • Data Description Languages
  • The candidate should have critical thinking and team working skills
  • Knowledge of C/C++, Postgres, and of a language workbench is a plus
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required

Here's what awaits you at SnT...

  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT's two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 55 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more

Find out more about us!

How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address and work experience, list of publications)
  • Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
  • Research statement
  • Contact information for 3 referees

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 31/03/2024. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Latest start date: October 2024
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL06320

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 83099 (full time)

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