SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

The Centre is rapidly expanding its research activities and is seeking highly motivated doctoral candidates who wish to pursue research in close cooperation with our partners. For further information you may check: and

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role…

Successful candidates will join the young, vibrant, and interdisciplinary FINATRAX Research Group, which builds bridges between business research and information systems engineering. The group conducts research on the application and the impact of digital technologies like DLT/Blockchain, Digital Identities, Machine Learning/AI, and Smart Devices on organisations from both the private and public sectors. The group consists of doctoral and post[1]doctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds (e.g., policy, business, technology), united in pursuit of sustainable technologies that positively impact society. For more information, please visit our website:

The candidate will perform the following tasks:

We are looking for a candidate to join our team with the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting in-depth research in the field of NLP and staying updated on the latest advancements and trends.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to seamlessly integrate NLP solutions into various industrial applications and existing systems.
  • Utilizing Large Language Models to develop conversational AI services that enhance and streamline user interactions as a tool
  • Creating reusable patterns, libraries, and datasets to optimize the efficiency of our development processes.
  • Actively participating in projects and taking ownership of preparing project deliverables.
  • Implementing state-of-the-art deep learning models by studying and implementing research papers.

As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research, collaborate with diverse teams, and play a crucial role in developing NLP solutions that revolutionize user experiences. Additionally, once selected, candidates will engage in project assignments within the Finatrax team while (likely) being allocated to an industry partnership with ENOVOS. Successful candidates will thus have the opportunity to explore a broad range of technologies and application areas. As such, successful candidates will be able to align their skills with market needs and build an attractive profile demonstrating their experience with innovative designs and technologies.

Your Profile…
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Information Systems
    (Engineering), or related fields with an AI background
  • Strong programming skills in at least one major programming language
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Python, TensorFlow, Huggingface, and PyTorch
  • Interest in cloud-based architectures
  • Familiarity with relevant LLMs and interest in semantic/cognitive search are beneficial
  • A collaborative team player with a desire to make a personal impact within our interdisciplinary
    research group 
  • The commitment to participate in the design and implementation of high-quality solutions that solve
    significant problems 
  • Self-initiative, creativity, curiosity, flexibility and enthusiasm to work 
  • The position requires English-language proficiency for both written and verbal communication.
    Knowledge of French, German and/or Luxembourgish is not required
Here’s what awaits you at SnT…
  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 55 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
  • Multiple funding sources for your ideas. The University supports researchers to acquire funding from national, European and private sources
  • A stimulating learning environment. Here post-docs and professors outnumber PhD students. That
    translates into access and close collaborations with some of the brightest ICT researchers, giving you solid guidance

But wait, there’s more!

In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL05868
  • Starting Date: asap
How to apply…

Applications, written in English should be submitted through the University’s job portal and should include:

  • A cover letter including a statement on the candidate’s personal motivation for applying
    (approx. 300 words)
  • Full CV, including the contact address and work experience
  • Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree or equivalent)

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

About the University of Luxembourg…

University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

Further information

For further information, please contact Johannes Sedlmeir ( and Gilbert Fridgen ( Use the job title and reference number mentioned above in the subject line of your email.

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