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Research assistant DeFi 80-100%

WorkplaceLuzern, Central Switzerland, Switzerland
Occupation rate
80% - 100%

Als grösste Bildungsinstitution der sechs Zentralschweizer Kantone ist die Hochschule Luzern mit ihrem Angebot am Puls der Zeit. Weitsichtig und innovativ, national und international vermitteln wir Wissen. Gestalten Sie mit und werden Sie Teil unserer gemeinsamen, nachhaltigen Zukunft.

Die Hochschule Luzern - Informatik ist das erste Informatik-Departement an einer Schweizer Fachhochschule. Wir bieten Bachelor- und Masterstudiengänge, die in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft nachgefragt werden, sowie Weiterbildungen am Puls der Zeit, anwendungsorientierte Forschung in aktuellen Themenfeldern und praxisnahe Dienstleistungen.

As a research assistant you will conduct research on regulatory financial reporting applications in the area of DeFi (Decentralized Finance). You will work in an interdisciplinary team in collaboration with ZHAW and Uni ZH. The DaDFiR3 project pursues the vision of a system for automated regulatory financial reporting that uses data at the financial contract level in combination with market data to provide the necessary analysis for internal and external supervision. Your research will focus on blockchain infrastructure and DeFi product analytics. The research is funded by the SNSF. There is a possibility of a PhD.

We are looking for an individual to join our team with immediate effect or by mutual agreement as a

Research assistant DeFi 80-100%


  • Research in DeFi and automated reporting
  • Developing the decentralized part of the DaDFiR3 platform and integration into the existing ecosystem
  • Implementing smart contract representations of financial contracts
  • Deploying a concept for the representation and identity of counterparties and contracts on the blockchain
  • Interacting and collaborating with research partners in the DaDFiR3 project and partners in the financial industry across Switzerland and international
  • Publishing research results to a range of audiences, including industrial partners and the scientific community


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a European University in Computer Science or Business Information Technology with very good marks (Master required for PhD)
  • Experience with blockchain and in developing smart contracts
  • Basic knowledge in finance and financial systems
  • DeFi knowledge is an advantage
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

We offer

  • Attractive position with the possibility of obtaining a PhD
  • An opportunity to further develop your own ideas and position yourself in your field of research nationally and internationally
  • An international working environment
  • Participation in high-profile conferences and workshops
  • Flexible working time and place (home office and office in Rotkreuz) Hochschule Luzern is committed to diversity at the workplace. Excellent flexible working arrangements enable all genders to strike the desired balance between their professional development and their personal lives.

Contact and Address

Fachliche Auskünfte

Prof. Dr. Tim Weingärtner
Information Systems Research Lab


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