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Post-doctoral fellow in software engineering and cybersecurity - CDD 15 months

  • Palaiseau, Île-de-France, France
Risques et Cybersécurité

Job description

Who we are ?

Télécom Paris, part of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) and a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, is one of France's top 5 general engineering schools.

The mainspring of Télécom Paris is to train, imagine and undertake to design digital models, technologies and solutions for a society and economy that respect people and their environment.

We are looking for a post-doctoral student in software engineering and cybersecurity to join our dynamic team in the Computer Science and Networks (INFRES) research department at Télécom Paris.


Télécom Paris is co-leading the research project SWHSec (Software Heritage Security, which aims to leverage Software Heritage (, the largest public archive of software source code, to improve the security of open source software.
As part of the SWHSec research project, the ACES team is analyzing very large commit graphs of open source software projects, public databases of vulnerabilities (e.g., CVEs), and the relationships between the twos, with the goal of developing novel approaches to detect vulnerabilities, repair them, and inform developers about their presence in open source software projects.

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to innovative projects and actively participate in the development of innovative approaches for detecting vulnerabilities in software.
The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • To carry out research missions in the field of software engineering and cybersecurity
  • To ensure supervision and tutoring missions
  • To contribute to the reputation of the School, the Institut Mines-Télécom and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Job requirements

You have solid expertise in software engineering and cybersecurity, a PhD or equivalent, a proven ability to work in a team and a good command of English. You have knowledge of software repository mining, software security and its supply chain.

If you are motivated by innovation and want to take on stimulating challenges, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Why join us?
You'll be working in a fast-growing, pleasant, green and accessible environment (especially for people with disabilities) just 20 km from Paris (RER B and C suburban train lines, close to major roads, shared shuttle departing from Porte d'Orléans). You will benefit from :

  • 49 days annual leave (CA + RTT)
  • flexible working hours (depending on department activity)
  • telecommuting 1 to 3 days/week possible
  • 75% public transport pass reimbursement
  • Proximity to numerous sports facilities, concierge service, underground parking, in-house catering, etc.
  • Staff association at school and ministry level
  • Good to know: our social security contributions are lower than in the private sector

Other information :
Application deadline: september 30, 2024
Job type : 15 months fixed-term contract
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We recruit on the basis of skills, regardless of origin, age or gender, and all our positions are open to people with disabilities.