Postdoctoral Researcher in Computer Science
University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university. Times Higher Education (THE) ranks the University of Luxembourg 58th in the world and 21st within Europe for Computer Science in 2016.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a:

Postdoctoral researcher in Computer Science (m/f)

  • Ref: 50016013 - F1-120016
  • Fixed-term contract, pending satisfaction of progress milestones
  • Full time basis (40 hrs/week)
  • Employee status


Your Role

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding Postdocs. The successful candidate will carry out research activities, draft research projects and attract external research funding, teach (up to 90 hours a year within the Computer Science Bachelor and Master programs of the faculty), handle and coordinate activities in the area of computer science. More precisely, the scientific focus is the design and implementation of evolutionary algorithms for convolutional neural network visualisation, and their application in image recognition security. Suggestions for other research topics in deep learning, and their applications in security can also be discussed and are welcome.

The “Assistant postdoctorant” (postdoctoral researcher/research associate) will be a member of the Department of Computer Science (DCS) within the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg. Within DCS, the candidate will be part of prof. Leprévost’s group at the Laboratory of Algorithmics, Cryptology and Security. It is expected from the candidate to cooperate with the other members of professor Leprévost’s team, and to conduct joined research with them.

For further information, please contact Franck Leprévost (


Your Profile

The candidate should possess a PhD in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics. The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in a number of the following topics:

  • A proven interest in deep learning and/or evolutionary algorithms.
  • Proven implementation experience with “large”, possibly distributed mathematical computations.
  • Commitment, team spirit, a critical mind, autonomy and motivation are skills that are more than welcome.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory. Knowledge of French or German is desirable, but not a must (language courses are offered at the university).
  • Programming skills (mastery of C / C++ and/or Python) and experience with UNIX/LINUX environments. Programming of GPU with Cuda is a plus.


We offer

The University offers a Fixed Term Contract up to 5 years in total, pending satisfaction of progress milestones. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created university.


Further Information

Application: Your application should include:

  • Full CV, and name (and email address, etc) of three referees.
  • Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken.
  • Copy of the PhD diploma. In case the diploma is not in English, French or German, an official translation of the diploma in one of these languages is required.
  • Research statements and topics of particular interest to the candidate (300 words).

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.


Deadline for applications: May 31th, 2020.

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