Research Scientist for Economic Issues at the Competence Center for IT Security

Job openings

Courses of study: Informatics, Business Informatics, Industrial Engineering and Management, Business Mathematics

Job Description

The FZI Research Center for Information Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is a non-profit institution for applied research in information technology and technology transfer. At the Competence Center for IT Security, the FZI develops innovative methods and tools for different research sectors. The FZI Research Division Information Process Engineering (IPE) is looking for a research scientist for economic issues in the field of IT security. The goal is the development of methods that enable an economic evaluation and a transparent representation of technical and procedural IT security and risk measures.

Your Responsibilities

  • Content-related and strategic further development of the IT Security Center
  • Development of interdisciplinary competences in the field of IT security
  • Development of pragmatic economic approaches for the support of companies with regard to security issues
  • Application of scientific methods and approaches towards practical problems
  • Speeches and publications at national and international conferences
  • Organisation and execution of workshops and informational events

Our Offer

  • Interdisciplinary projects with partners from science, economy and society
  • A work environment and organisation closely related to the economy and the industry
  • Multi-faceted training possibilities and flexible, family-friendly working hours
  • A pleasant working atmosphere in close proximity to the KIT campus in the Karlsruhe city centre
  • Individual support with further education as well as the opportunity to visit international conferences
  • Remuneration according to the German public service salary scale TV-L West and according to your responsibilities and qualifications as well as attractive fringe benefits

Your Profile

  • Degree in business mathematics, business informatics, industrial engineering and management, informatics or a related subject; doctorate in one of the subjects mentioned above is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of decision support, IT service management, risk management and IT security technologies is desirable
  • Competence in analysis and modelling
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in German and English
  • Motivation and commitment in cooperation with partners, colleagues and employees
  • Interest in applied innovations
  • Experience in project and knowledge management

Your Application

We are looking forward to receiving your PDF application. Please send your email to Mrs. Miriam Busch,, indicating the reference "IT-Sicherheit Ökonomie" and enclosing your cover letter, CV, diplomas and certificates.

Job Description

Please feel free to contact Anne Meyer (+49 721 9654-318), if you have any questions regarding the job opening.