UNIVERSITY OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Research Assistant Job

job description

Research assistant: IoT security

The description:

The Department of Information Systems and Security at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is looking for two Research Assistants (RAs) with expertise in reverse engineering, binary code analysis and IoT security starting in the fall 2022. The initial contract will be issued for 12 months, and it is extendable. The project will aim to analyze deep learning models and develop new ones for Android malware analysis. The project will aim to develop an efficient and robust model for the task of inferring the evolution of Android malware. We aim to establish experimental benchmarks to compare existing techniques with the proposed technique. The final deliverable could be a robust binary analysis framework. Successful applicants will be selected based on their research ability, prior expertise in reverse engineering tasks, and strong technical knowledge in deep learning models.

Terms:

  1. Have completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in a related field. A strong academic record is required. Students with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, with research publications, will be given preference.
  2. Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. The candidate who has shown a strong research capacity (research article, tool, public code, plugin, etc.) in this field will have a big plus.
  3. Applicants should have knowledge in one of the following reverse engineering frameworks: IDA Pro. OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.
  4. Candidates should have knowledge of IoT security, malicious Android apps, static and dynamic analysis.
  5. Committed to full-time work at UAEU.

If you are interested, please login to the system and apply for the position. You must upload a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of your work undertaken in previous jobs. Selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits. https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/login.jsp

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has made a remarkable achievement by ranking #1 in the United Arab Emirates and ranking the university 288 in the QS top University Rankings 2022. If you have any questions, please contact the Dr Saed Alrabaee salrabaee@uaeu. ac.ae.

Minimum qualification

  1. Have completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in a related field. A solid academic record is required. Students with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, with research publications, will be given preference.
  2. Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. A candidate who has demonstrated a strong research capacity (research article, tool, public code, plugin, etc.) in this area will have a big plus.
  3. Applicants should have knowledge in one of the following reverse engineering frameworks: IDA Pro. OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.
  4. Candidates should have knowledge of IoT security, malicious Android apps, and static and dynamic analysis.
  5. Committed to full-time work at UAEU.

Preferred qualification

  • Reverse engineering skills are a big plus.
  • Strong in math

Division College of Information Technology. -(TIC)
department Information Systems & Security-(CIT)
Closing date of employment 31-07-2022
job category Academic – Research Assistant

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