Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

1175 16139
Position ID:GaTech-ECE-POSTDOC [#16139, PD - Salta]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Fellow - Cybersecurity
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0250, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cyber Security
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/03/05, finished 2020/10/06, listed until 2020/07/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology has an immediate new opening for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of Cybersecurity. The position will begin in the summer or fall semester of 2020.

The successful applicant will work with Prof. Brendan Saltaformaggio and the Cyber Forensics Innovation (CyFI) Laboratory at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.

The successful applicant will join the CyFI Lab and conduct research in cyber forensics and computer system security, key applications in the analysis of untrusted/malicious software and the security of IoT/mobile/cyber-physical systems.

Applicants should be motivated to both join existing projects as well as propose new opportunities and directions. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Saltaformaggio as well as graduate and undergraduate researchers in the lab.

More information about the CyFI Lab’s research can be found here: 

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.  Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Background in research focusing on cybersecurity, cyber forensics, malware analysis, program analysis, mobile security, IoT security, or a similar domain. 
  • Excellent written communication skills demonstrated by prior publications.
  • Creative experience in asking and answering important research questions by leading on prior research activities.
  • Completed or near completion of a PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related area. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Experience in cyber attack forensics, web application security, and automated vulnerability/malware analysis.
  2. Breadth of background knowledge of IoT devices, mobile apps, cloud backends, and network security using active and passive techniques.
Applicants should upload the following:
  1. A brief cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A research statement, covering past research and future research goals
  4. Contact information for two to five letters of reference
  5. Three representative publications

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
777 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332 - 0250

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