[DFSci] Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Systems & Cyber Security

Baker, Dave bakerd at mitre.org
Tue Feb 28 04:03:14 PST 2017

Nicole Beebe asked me to pass this opportunity along.  If you have
questions, please contact the POC identified near the end of the 
email.  I do not have any more information than what is provided in
this email.

The University of Texas at San Antonio through the Center for Education 
and Research in Information and Infrastructure Security (CERI2S) is 
seeking one postdoctoral researcher within the Information Systems & 
Cyber Security (IS&CS) Department. 

Responsibilities include conducting research in one or more of the 
following areas: next generation insider threat detection; semi-autonomous
network attack and malware threat risk assessment; cybersecurity and/or 
digital forensics of cloud, mobile, and Internet-of-Things; and "smart" 
digital forensics algorithms and tools. The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to the acquisition and execution of sponsored research (i.e. 
grant proposal writing and post-award research execution). The individual
in this position will be expected to publish research in high quality 
scholarly journals and present research at academically rigorous, 
competitive conferences. They will also mentor students and perform some 
minimal lab administration duties.

Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. (or be close to 
completion) in computer science, cyber security, information systems, 
data analytics, or a related field supportive of the research agenda to 
which the researcher will contribute. The ideal candidate will have past publications and experience in the above referenced areas, as well as past
grant writing and funded research experience. Applicants with U.S. 
government security clearances are highly encouraged to apply, as are 
individuals who have the ability to obtain a high-level security clearance
within the federal government. 

Salary is negotiable, based on the qualifications of the applicant.

This position is a one-year position, but may be renewed for up to three 
years. The postdoctoral researcher will work closely with IS&CS department
faculty, including Dr. Nicole Beebe and Dr. Raymond Choo. He/she will also
work closely with researchers within the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security
and the UTSA Open Cloud Institute. 

This position is open until filled.

Applicants are requested to submit via email: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a 
brief cover letter outlining research interests, experience, 
qualifications, and 3) a list of 3 references with contact information, 

Jennifer Simonsen
Grants & Contracts Coordinator, Center for Education and Research in 
Information and Infrastructure Security (CERI2S)
Jennifer.Simonsen at utsa.edu 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0631

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a 
successful background check.

UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  
Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are 
encouraged to apply.

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