Post-doctorate in network and virtualization security - Contract 24 months public law

Job description

IMT Atlantique

Internationally recognized generalist engineering school of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom), leading French engineering school (Technological University), IMT Atlantique aims to support transitions, train responsible engineers, and use scientific excellence to serve teaching, research and innovation.

As part of the PEPR NF-HiSec (End-to-End Security for the Networks of the Future) project, which aims to support "upstream" research into the development of advanced technologies for 5G and future networks, we are recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow in Network and Virtualisation Security.

Working with the SOTERN team in the "System Networks, Cybersecurity and Digital Law" department (SRCD), you will develop a tool-based methodology for a priori verification (formal methods) and a posteriori validation (dynamic observations) of the security of 5G slices.

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Job requirements

You want to contribute to an ambitious research project combining network and virtualisation security. This is the job for you!

You have skills in formal methods for networks and security, and ideally in programming (Python, C, C++, Java, etc.).

You're a self-starter with initiative and team spirit. You also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in English (both written and verbal).

You must have a PhD in security, networking and virtualisation obtained less than 3 years before the date of recruitment.


  • Around 49 days of paid leave per year
  • Partial teleworking possible
  • Collective catering on site
  • Leisure and sports activities
  • Public transport paid for
  • Sustainable mobility package (for carpooling or cycling)
  • Family supplement
  • Wide range of social benefits
  • Exceptional working environment

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Deadline for application : December 22th, 2023

Start of the contract: 1st quater of 2024

Interviews : real-time