In the Department of Biology at Technische Universität Darmstadt - Computational Biology & Simulation (Prof. Dr. Kay Hamacher) a position is to be filled for a

Research Associate (Ph.D. Student)

The position is to be filled as soon as possible; the funding is limited until 12/31/2022.

The research undertaken contributes to the success of the mission FANCY of the Center für Research in Privacy and Security (CRISP) [] in Darmstadt.

We focus on privacy-preserving methods (PETs - Privacy Enhancing Technologies) with a special emphasize on biomedical data. Such new methods are to be implemented and applied within our collaborative research center and our international partners.

Ideally you have previous experience in relevante areas (Cryptography, SMPC, biostatistics, bioinformatics, medical informatics) and a completed M.Sc. degree (or equivalent).

We offer the opportunity to qualify for a Ph.D. degree which can be pursuit in any of the departments we are affilated with (computer science, biology, or physics). The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible.

Applications are to be sent to Prof. Dr. Kay Hamacher, Department of Biology, TU Darmstadt, Schnittspahnstr. 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany, or via email (only one PDF-file!) to:

Confidential email can be sent encrypted to Prof. Hamacher using his GPG-key with the fingerprint: 88DD E58F A0F4 95A9 F825 BB55 506E ACA6 5092 F411

Code No. 416

Published on

September 11, 2019

Application deadline

September 30, 2019