SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Mobile Systems and Cloud Security, National Satellite of Excellence

Location
Singapore
Posted
04 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Middle Management
  • PhD
  • Singapore | Closing On 02 Jan 2021

21-month contract

About Us

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

  • Analyze low-level mobile application code and user interfaces
  • Model the functionality of app code and user interfaces based on low-level data
  • Cluster apps according to their similarities and differences in code, UI, and functionality
  • Develop inference models for proper privacy decisions
  • Build private data protection and replacement techniques on Android systems
  • Setup testbeds for the analysis and modeling techniques, and perform large-scale evaluations
  • Facilitate project management and supervise junior team members together with the faculty members
  • Write academic research papers for publication and make both formal and informal presentations

Qualifications

  • Minimum PhD degree in Computer Science or closely related disciplines 
  • Minimum two years of relevant research experience in areas closely related to this project, such as static and dynamic analysis, mobile security, software engineering, and machine learning for software
  • Relevant research capabilities as evidenced by publications in top-tier venues in closely related areas
  • Strong programming skills in at least one major programming language, such as Java and Python
  • Experience in more languages, such as C/C++/Objective-C/Swift/Kotlin/JavaScript, will be positively considered
  • Demonstrated strong experience and know-how on static and dynamic program analysis, software security, natural language processing and machine learning for software
  • Basic working knowledge of Android systems and Android application development and relevant tools
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members
  • Able to work under strict deadlines
  • Applicants with high-quality research publications in closely related areas will be advantageous

Other Information

For more info, please refer to this website - https://smc.smu.edu.sg

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