Sunday, February 11, 2007

Postdoc Research Fellow at CSL/CIISE, Concordia University

Computer Security Laboratory (CSL)
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

The Computer Security Laboratory of the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE) invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral position in computer security renewable up to two times, starting as soon as possible and subject to performance reviews.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field at the time of appointment, as well as a significant record of productivity in one or several of the following research areas:

  • Software security hardening
  • Security of open source software
  • Automatic detection of security vulnerabilities
  • Security testing
  • Aspect-oriented programming
  • Static analysis
  • Model-checking

The principal responsibility of the Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will be to carry out research activities at the Computer Security Laboratory and more specifically:

Perform research on the fields of security hardening, vulnerability detection, security testing and aspect-oriented programming.

Preparation and presentation of research results in the form of journal and conference publications.

Assist in the supervision of graduate students.

Participate in the management of CSL research projects according to
the tasks assigned.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a sample of relevant publications by e-mail and arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent by e-mail to:

Dr. Mourad Debbabi
Computer Security Laboratory (CSL)
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West, EV-7.627
Montreal, QC Canada H3G 1M8

The Computer Security Laboratory is a center for innovative research in information systems security. It is supervised by five faculty members and is funded by several granting agencies in Canada and Quebec as well as industrial corporations and governmental organizations. It hosts a
critical mass of professors and Ph.D./M.Sc. students working on several IT security research themes such as security hardening, security assessment, network security, cyber forensics, cryptography, multimedia security, privacy, etc.

The Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary fundamental research and R&D learning institute, housing state-of-the-art research in innovative applications of information systems to a wide range of areas, among them telecommunications, software development, electronics, multimedia, aerospace, and building and construction management. The Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering offers only graduate programs in information systems security and quality systems engineering.

Concordia is a large, urban university, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It values inter-disciplinary approaches to learning, and is dedicated to offering the best possible scholarship, research and training for the real world. Concordia is more than 180 undergraduate programs that are divided into four Faculties: Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, and the John Molson School of Business. In addition, the School of Graduate Studies offers more than 70 programs leading to Masters and doctoral degrees, as well as a variety of graduate diplomas
and certificates for professionals seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

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