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Postdoc Position in Formal Verification

The Institute of Information Security at University of Stuttgart offers a 

fully-funded Postdoc position in formal verification.

The successful candidate is expected to work on tool-supported formal verification of security-critical systems and security protocols.

The position is available immediately with an internationally competitive salary (German public salary scale TV-L E13, or TV-L E14, depending on the candidate's qualification, ranging from about 4.600 Euro to 6.200 Euro monthly gross salary).  The appointment period follows the German Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (WissZeitVg), ranging from one year to up to six years.

The Institute of Information Security offers a creative international environment for top-level international research in Germany's high-tech region.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. (or should be very close to completion thereof) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Security, or a related field. We value strong analytical skills and

  • solid knowledge of logic, proofs and/or formal verification techniques (Theorem Proving, Type Checking, etc.),
  • solid programming experience.

Knowledge in security is not required, but a plus. Knowledge of German is not required. 

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

To apply, please send email with subject "Application: Postdoc Position Formal Verification" and a single PDF file containing the following documents to

  • Cover letter (explaining your scientific background and your motivation to apply)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications
  • Copies of transcripts and certificates (Bachelor, Master, PhD)
  • Names of at least two references

The deadline for applications is

August 1st, 2021.

Late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Küsters,

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Prof. Dr.

Ralf Küsters

Head of Institute

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