Friday, December 23, 2016

[DMANET] open position (PhD candidate or Postdoc) in the field of network security in the context of datacenter networks at TU Chemnitz, Germany

The Chair for Communication Networks at TU Chemnitz invites applications for
an open PhD or PostDoc position. The position is available beginning from
January 2017 at the earliest until March 2018. Further continuation is
possible. The area of research is network security in the context of
datacenter networks. The candidate will participate in the European
Celtic-Plus research project SENDATE Secure-DCI

- MSc or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Information
Technology or Computer Science
- Background in the following areas:
- network security
- datacenter network architectures
- communication networks and protocols (particularly IP and optical
transport networks)
- software defined networking (SDN) and network functions
virtualization (NFV)
- modelling, simulation and analysis
- Good programming skills
- Good English language skills

Research Field and Responsibilities:
- Security and resilience in networked datacenters and cloud networks
- Security risk and impact analysis according to ITU-T X.805
- Mechanisms for service and network layer threat/anomaly detection
- Robust design (wrt. security threats and failures) of networked
- Mechanisms for security attack defense/mitigation and resilience for
networked datacenters based on SDN and NFV

The Chair for Communication Networks offers an excellent working environment
within our international research group. Taking part in teaching graduate
seminar courses is encouraged but not required. TU Chemnitz envisages to
ensure equal opportunity for men and women. Applications from female
candidates with the advertised qualifications are explicitly solicited.

Applicants should submit their documents (including a letter of interest,
CV, copies of academic certificates and previous scientific work such as
master, diploma or PhD thesis) via Email mentioning the keyword "security"

Technische Universität Chemnitz
Chair for Communication Networks
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauschert
D-09126 Chemnitz, Germany

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