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Postdoctoral Researcher in Software Engineering and Security
Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois
Date Posted 01/17/2021
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Software Engineering and Security

Job No:510673
Work Type:On Campus
Location:Normal, Illinois

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

General Summary

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.

Additional Information

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.

Required Qualifications

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.

Desired Qualifications

Research experience in the following core areas:
• Software Engineering
• AI
• Secure Programming
• Information Security
• Applied Machine Learning for Cybersecurity
• IoT

Work Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
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.

Proposed Starting Date

February 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Required Applicant Documents

Resume / C.V.
Cover Letter
Reference List

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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