Sep 20, 2012

Postdoc, Computer and Information Services, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

F12200 - Computer & Information Services The SECuRE and Trustworthy Computing Lab (SECRETLab) at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow to be filled as soon as possible. Information about the research lab can be found at Interested applicants should email to Dr. Ragib Hasan ( UAB has been voted as the #1 place to work for postdoctoral fellows in 2012. Postdoctoral fellows at UAB are provided competitive salary and benefits. The CIS department has strengths in compute security, data mining, natural language processing, graphics, and high performance and distributed computing. This position is funded by a grant from the Department of Homeland Security. Position duties and responsibilities: Area of primary interest is computer security and mobile devices. Experience with Database forensics and Database audits are optional. Research and development activities at the initial stage will include the development of a secure location provenance system on smart phones along with development and analysis of security protocols. Term: The initial term of appointment is for 1 year, with the expectation of renewal based on performance. Qualifications: An earned doctorate in computer science/Information Technology, or very closely related discipline; a strong research background in computer security and privacy, mobile computing; experience in development and analysis of security protocols; experience in developing database and client-server applications and mobile applications, knowledge of programming languages (Java, C/C++, and/or Python); strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues and participate in ongoing departmental programs. Applicants should submit: 1) a detailed CV indicating education, publications, research experience, and citizenship/ visa status; 2) a statement describing research and industrial/professi onal experience; and 3) a list of at least four (4) references including addresses and telephone numbers by email to Dr. Ragib Hasan ( ragib@cis.uab. edu). There is no citizenship or residency restriction associated with the position. The CIS department and UAB will provide additional benefits to candidates. Postdocs at UAB are considered to be Full-time employees with all the associated benefits and privileges. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on the candidate selected for employment. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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