Security in Information Technology (SIT)

We are hiring!

  • PhD students (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/innen) with an MSc or Diploma in Computer Science (Informatik, or related), interested in research in cybersecurity, network and system security, privacy, or cloud security. These positions are funded by Technische Universität Darmstadt and the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • Post-doctoral researchers with a Doctorate or PhD in Computer Science (Informatik, or related), interested in teaching and research in cybersecurity and privacy. These positions are funded by Technische Universität Darmstadt.

If you are interested please contact us by sending an email with the usual documents (CV, certificates, etc.) to

For specific job ads of our university research group please check here. Due to our close affiliation with the Fraunhofer Institute SIT we also offer PhD positions on various topics in cybersecurity and privacy at Fraunhofer; check here.

The SIT Research Group at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science, targets research in the broad area of security and privacy in information technology, in particular:

We are closely affiliated with:

Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP):  CRISP is a cybersecurity research center jointly established by Technische Universität Darmstadt, Fraunhofer SIT, Fraunhofer IGD and Hochschule Darmstadt. It is funded by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) and the Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (HMWK).

Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, Darmstadt:  Fraunhofer Society is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Within Fraunhofer Society, Fraunhofer SIT is responsible for R&D in cybersecurity and privacy.