Research Scientist (1-year contract), School of Information Systems

Singapore (SG)
15 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university. Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.  

Job Description

  • To conduction research on designing and implementing the virtualization based infrastructure to provide system level support for hybrid symbolic execution
  • To implement and experiment the prototype of the virtualization based infrastructure


  • Minimum PhD in Computer Science or closely related disciplines 
  • Solid background in operating system principles, especially on Linux kernel
  • Strong programming skill at the Linux kernel layer
  • Extensive experience in system and software security research
  • Familiar with x86 virtualization and related techniques