Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
7,500.00 AED
03 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Research assistant position in Cyber security. The successful applicant will work within a research project for 24 months at the College of Information Technology, UAE University.

The candidate will work on the research project “A Big Data Cyber Terrorist Communities and Threats Detection and Mining Framework based on Possibilistic and Danger theories”.

He/she will

  • Study existing approaches of terrorist communities’ detection and analysis by performing a thorough literature review.
  • Sentiment analysis and classification of tweets
  • Propose a model based on possibilistic theory to detect cyber terrorist communities
  • Design of an approach based on Danger theory for future terrorist attacks prediction
  • Implement and test of different contributions

Minimum Qualification

Master or PhD degree in Cyber Security. The applicant must have a very strong command of English with very evident proficiency in scientific writing, and a publication record of at least one indexed journal paper in the area of cyber terrorism communities’ detection and mining and two ranked conferences papers on this area.

Preferred Qualification

Strong background in AI, Big data, Data engineering, Knowledge Management, Security Intelligence, Information and network security. Evidence of publication in international conferences and/or journals.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The applicant is expected to be dynamic and highly motivated to work independently and with others.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and statements of research skills related to the area of expertise.

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)

Department Information Systems &Security-(CIT)

Job Close Date 31-10-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary 7,500.00 AED

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