International Association for Cryptologic Research

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Ph.D. student and Post-Doc
CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
Michael Backes ( and Yang Zhang ( at CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security ( are looking for multiple fully-funded Ph.D. students and Post-Docs working on
  • Trustworthy machine learning
  • Online misinformation
CISPA is one of the world-leading research institutes concentrating on information security and privacy. It is constantly ranked top-1 in the field worldwide, see, e.g.,  ( Located in Saarbruecken, Germany, CISPA is the newest member of the Helmholtz Association (, the largest scientific organization in Germany fully committed to scientific excellence and to tackling the grand research challenges in their respective fields. The working language of CISPA is English and knowledge of German is not required.

  • A bachelor/master degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or Mathematics
  • Excellent English (knowledge of German is not required)
  • Excellent programming skills
  • Good knowledge about machine learning/data mining
What we offer:
  • Full-time working contract (12-month E13-level salary, ~2,500 euros per month)
  • Excellent research environment
  • Strong supervision
  • World-class collaborations
To apply, please send your CV to Yang Zhang (
Contact: Yang Zhang
Last updated: 2023-01-13 posted on 2023-01-11