Job Openings


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CISPA has multiple openings for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in the areas of security & privacy, trustworthy information processing, real-time & embedded systems, distributed & mobile systems, and programming languages & verification.

The center provides a stimulating, competitive, yet collaborative environment for research and graduate education. CISPA graduates are highly sought after by academia and industry worldwide.

Qualified candidates can pursue doctoral degrees or their own postdoctoral research agenda under the supervision of CISPA faculty, and work as members of one or more of the center’s research groups, which perform internationally leading, highly visible research in their respective fields of specialization. Graduate students receive individual training and mentoring from our faculty, preparing them for leadership in world-class academic or industrial research.

CISPA is located in Saarbruecken, Germany, in the tri-border area of Germany, France, and Luxembourg. The area offers a high standard of living, beautiful surroundings, and easy access to major metropolitan areas in central Europe.

For more information please visit the individual group’s website you would like to work with or send an informal inquiry to .

Open Positions


Further Information

For more information, please contact our recruitment team:

CISPA − Helmholtz Center for Information Security
Stuhlsatzenhaus 5
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
 Fon: +49 681 302 70994