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Post-doctorate in Cybersecurity

Two full-time post-doctorate positions in the area of cybersecurity are available at the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada. The candidate will work with CIC’s research staff on research, design, and development of techniques and algorithms used in Cybersecurity.

Required skills and experience:

  • A PhD (completed by the start of appointment) in computer science with expertise in network and information security, networking, and other relevant research area.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to do independent research, as well as to work collaboratively with other team members.

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Application development using Java and Python
  • Technical abilities in systems design, coding, testing, debugging, and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated experience with the design and implementation of large networked and security systems.
  • Familiarity with industrial IDSs and Firewalls; e.g. Cisco IPX, Checkpoint products, Snort

Successful applicants will assist in one or more of the following:

  • Developing novel learning and mining techniques for people-centric security (user profiling), security data analytics, network security, mobile security, malware analysis, botnet detection, analysis and mitigation, security visualization.
  • Designing a platform for collecting actionable security intelligence.
  • Writing and submitting the research results for publication.

The post-doc appointment is for two years and can be extended for one more year depending upon the availability of funding.

Applications will be considered until the available positions are filled. To apply please include your curriculum vitae and the following: 

  • Research experience (projects, publications, etc.)
  • Two representative publications
  • Proof of language proficiency (international applicants)
  • Contact information (email, address, phone) of three references

Send your application to:

Ali Ghorbani, PhD
Professor and Director
Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3
ghorbani@unb.ca