Postdoctoral Researcher in Software Engineering and Security
Work Type:On Campus
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Software Engineering and Security
Employee Classification: Postdoctoral Resident
Division Name: Academic Affairs
College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology
Department: School of Information Technology
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Postdoctoral Researcher in Software Engineering and Security is a motivated, self-driven post-doctoral researcher to work in the area of intelligent software engineering and security with a focus on AI-enabled software engineering and IoT security. More precisely, the postdoctoral researcher shall be working on investigating automated software test case and code generation, vulnerability detection and smart device security and privacy.
This is a non-continuous, grant funded position. The initial appointment will end on 6-30-21, the end of the current grant year. Appointment renewal for the following grant year will be based upon available grant funding and performance.
1. Doctoral degree in computer or information science or related majors
2. Research experience and competence
3. A record of authored publications or articles in preparation.
Research experience in the following core areas:
• Software Engineering
• Secure Programming
• Information Security
• Applied Machine Learning for Cybersecurity
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
Proposed Starting Date
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis, both oral and written.
2. Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
3. Ability to maintain a high level of concentration.
4. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations on and off campus.
5. Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects.
6. Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Required Applicant Documents
Resume / C.V.
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.
Contact Information for Applicants
Dr. Shaoen Wu
Important Information for Applicants
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383 . The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311 .
Application Opened:01/13/2021 09:00 AM CST
Application Closes:Open Until Filled
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