For the Institute of Data Engineering of the Hamburg University of Technology for the earliest possible date, we are looking for a:

RESEARCHER (m/f/d) / PhD Student (m/f/d)


The position is funded by the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Blockchain Technologies for the Internet of Things (CDL-BOT) full time and  the duration of 3 years. The remuneration is in accordance with TV-L 13  .

No.: 12822WE19


  • Conducting independent and high-quality research in the field of blockchain technologies, e.g., in blockchain interoperability concepts and solutions, lightweight blockchain technologies for the Internet of Things, and software engineering for blockchain-based applications
  • Publishing your research results in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at international conferences
  • Collaborating with our industrial partners, with other researchers, and visiting other (national and international) research institutes for academic exchanges


  • A very good Diploma or Master university degree in computer science, informatics, business informatics, or a related discipline is expected
  • Very good programming skills
  • Very good scientific communication and writing skills
  • Experience in distributed systems, blockchain, cryptography, and/or Internet of Things is a plus
  • In-depth interest in scientific problems and the motivation for independent and goal-oriented research
  • The willingness to contribute to an industry-oriented scientific project aiming at fundamental research results


  • The possibility to pursue a PhD
  • The chance to conduct research (theoretical and experimental) with an international team, which is delivering very important contributions to blockchain and Internet of Things research
  • The possibility to present your research results at international top conferences
  • The opportunity for stays abroad at international partner universities
  • To become part of a creative team at an aspiring university and in one of the most livable cities of the world
  • A highly competitive salary. The salaries are following the German TV-L 13. An extension of the initial contract is possible

For further information please contact Prof. Stefan Schulte ( and see

We particularly encourage women to apply. Due to their underrepresentation, they will be given priority in cases of equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.

Please send your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae in table form, proof of completed training and/or university degree) via the online application system.

We look forward to receiving your online application by May 24th 2022 print

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