PhD and Postdoc Positions at FI CODE / UniBw Munich

by Johannes Kinder, July 27, 2021

The PATCH group at Bundeswehr University Munich is recruiting PhD students and Postdocs in the area of program analysis / systems security

We are looking to hire three PhD students or Postdocs in the area of program analysis and fuzzing/test generation to work on securing modern software supply chains. 

The positions are available immediately, are fully funded and have an attractive salary. More details can be found on


  • Master's degree (or equivalent) in computer science or a closely related discipline
  • Strong programming skills and the motivation to tackle challenging, unsolved problems
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (German not required)
  • A covering letter describing your reasons and qualifications for pursuing the posted position, and the research topics you are interested in;
  • A current CV;
  • Two academic references, i.e., contact information of academics that are able to recommend you for the position.

Please send your application by e-mail directly to Johannes Kinder.

Joining us will provide you with the opportunity to work in a high-energy environment in one of the most exciting research areas of computer science. You will join a network of international collaborators to work with cutting edge technology and push the boundaries of what is possible today. With PATCH still being a young research lab, you will be able to help shape the environment to your liking and leave your mark.

We are part of the Research Institute CODE, which has been founded in 2017 at Bundeswehr University Munich with the aim to become an internationally leading center for research in cyber security. The immediate goal is to grow the institute to 13 professors and 250 staff, which will make it one of the largest security clusters in Europe.

We are located in south-east Munich, a short walk from Neuperlach Süd station. Munich is consistently rated as one of the best cities to live in the world and a leading technology hub in Germany. Bundeswehr University Munich is one of the two only federal universities funded by the German Department of Defense. It is a research-intensive university with both military and civilian students.