Gesucht: Programmierer*in

Gesucht: Eine motivierte Programmiererin bzw. ein motivierter Programmierer für Redesign und
Neuimplementierung einer in die Jahre gekommenen Anwendung mit der Eiszeiten (genauer die
Auslastung von Eisflächen) und die Anzahl von Teilnehmer*innen erfassen und ausgewertet werden.

Bei Interesse bitte mit Peter Schartner (peter [dot] schartner [at] aau [dot] at) Kontakt aufnehmen.

Open Position: Student Researchers / Developers in Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity research group (, headed by Prof. Elisabeth Oswald, is a relatively new group established in Austria’s sunny south. The group currently features a diverse range of members (from France, Iran, India, and China).

Current members work on topics such as leakage profiling, advanced leakage simulators, attacks (utilizing deep learning), statistical foundations, and hardware aspects of side channels. The group receives funding from the ERC, as well as local funding, and thus offers a supportive research environment (both financially as well as from a human perspective).

The group is looking for support with its ongoing projects via paid student researchers. You could work for us some months, e.g. during the summer (via an internship), or join us for longer (only part-time). We consider students both on bachelor and master courses,provided they are in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, mathematics (if it includes some programming), or statistics/data science (provided you can at least do some scripting).

You do not need to be based in Klagenfurt, working from home is possible.

The projects that we are looking to support require skills in (either)

  • compilers/languages to support the secure implementation of cryptographic primitives, including the use of formal verification tools,
  • machine/deep learning
  • secure implementations (low-level programming, e.g. ARM assembly, RISC-V assembly)
  • software development (C++)

You will work with young scientists from across the globe (the current group members are from France, Iran, India and China), so good English language skills are vital too.

We will appoint multiple researchers, and the starting date is flexible.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. To apply please send a brief motivation letter, your CV, and transcripts of records of your MSc/BSc to the contact below.

The rates will depend on your highest level of education: they are at € 1.073,10 per month for a part-time employment.

Please contact Elisabeth [dot] Oswald [at] aau [dot] at for informal inquiries and to submit your application.


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PhD Students in Cybersecurity wanted!

The Cybersecurity Research Group – hosted at the university’s Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC) – is seeking to fill the post of a Phd-student within the area of Side Channel Resistent Embedded Systems.

The Cybersecurity Research group has been established with a clear interest in finding and eliminating information leaks in the context of embedded devices (they often exhibit a number of so called side channels). In this particular setting, the research team – led by Prof. Elisabeth Oswald – has developed a range of techniques that integrate well in a typical software flow and make leakage information transparent to a developer.

Currently, the group consists of one further lecturer, three postdocs, and two further PhD students who work in the areas of cryptography, statistical machine learning, embedded security, artificial intelligence and deep learning as well as crypto engineering.

The purpose of this studentship is to build on the existing work and add novel ideas including the automated tracing of leaks from lower-level code representations to the description in a higher-level language, the development of code transformation techniques to mitigate leaks automatically, etc. The successful applicant will work closely with Prof. Oswald and will develop into a researcher/engineer with a profound understanding of the challenges of leakage resilient development.


✓ Master’s level qualification in informatics, mathematics or other technical sciences
✓ strong background in embedded systems
✓ some background in low level programming and embedded systems
✓ Very good language skills in English (German optional)
✓ Willingness to work within an international team

The vacancy shall be filled as soon as possible.
If you are interested in this opportunity please consider applying with your CV and a motivational letter to elisabeth [dot] oswald [at] aau [dot] at

Studienassistenz (7h/Woche) gesucht !!!!

Die AAU Klagenfurt / TeWi – Abteilung Artificial Intelligence und Cybersecurity – sucht ab März 2021 eine Studienassistentin (7 h/Woche).


Umstellung der PPTX-Folien von Systemsicherheit auf LaTeX und Erweiterung und Pflege der SPU-Fragen für “Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen”, “Einführung in die theoretische Informatik” und “Systemsicherheit”

Erwünscht sind:

– Deutschkenntnisse

– Genauigkeit

– Verlässlichkeit

– Organisationstalent und die Bereitschaft zur raschen Einarbeitung.

Formlose Bewerbungen an Peter Schartner erbeten.