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IACR News item: 18 March 2023

RWTH Aachen University, Security and Privacy in Industrial Cooperation; Aachen, Germany
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We offer the opportunity to pursue a PhD in the field of 5G/6G cybersecurity in an excellent academic and research environment. As common in Germany, you will be employed full-time (part-time available upon request) at the university with a gross salary of approx. 52k Euro for the first year.

Together with cooperation partners from industry and academia, you will research the cyber security of future industrial 5G/6G communication networks with regard to efficient end-to-end security in the area of critical infrastructures and/or the detection of attacks on 5G/6G networks in production as part of research projects funded by the German Federal Office for Information Security. You will have the opportunity to actively develop and work on your own research topic in this highly topical and internationally visible research area in order to lay the foundations for your PhD project.

The research activities in our group typically include not only the design of new security processes but also their implementation and evaluation. To this end, you will work closely with students in the context of final theses, international research internships, and the supervision of student and research assistants. As part of this job, you will be expected to work independently on challenging research projects in the field of cybersecurity for industrial 5G/6G communications. This activity includes, among other things, the preparation of scientific publications, the participation in (and organization of) project meetings, the transfer of project results in courses, and the presentation of project results at international conferences.

Closing date for applications:

Contact: Prof. Dr. Martin Henze,

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