UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
25 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
3328
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Research Assistant: IoT security

Description:

The Information Systems and Security Department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking two research assistants (RAs) with expertise in reverse engineering, binary code analysis, and IoT security starting in Fall 2022. The initial contract will be issued for 12 months, and it is extensible. The project will aim at analyzing 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 android malware evolution. We aim to establish experimental benchmarks to compare existing techniques with the proposed technique. The end deliverable might be a robust binary analysis framework. The successful candidates will be selected based on their research ability, prior expertise in reverse engineering tasks, and strong technical knowledge in deep learning models.

Requirements:

  1. Having completed the requirements for a bachelor in a related field. Strong academic record is required. Students with a Master 's degree in Computer science, with research publications, will be given the preference.
  2. Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. Candidate who showed a strong research capability (research article, tool, public code, plugin, etc) in this domain will have a big plus.
  3. Candidates should have knowledge in one of the following reverse engineering frameworks: IDA Pro. OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.
  4. Candidates should have knowledge in IoT security, malicious android applications, static and dynamic analysis.
  5. Committed to full-time employment at UAEU.

If interested, please login to the system and apply for the job. You have to upload a cover letter, CV, and a brief statement of your work undertaken in previous work. The 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 UAE and by ranking the university 288 in the QS top University Rankings 2022. If you have any question, please contact Dr. Saed Alrabaee salrabaee@uaeu.ac.ae.

Minimum Qualification

  1. Having completed the requirements for a bachelor in a related field. Strong academic record is required. Students with a Master 's degree in Computer science, with research publications, will be given the preference.
  2. Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. A candidate who showed a strong research capability (research article, tool, public code, plugin, etc) in this domain will have a big plus.
  3. Candidates should have knowledge in one of the following reverse engineering frameworks: IDA Pro. OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.
  4. Candidates should have knowledge in IoT security, malicious android applications, and static and dynamic analysis.
  5. Committed to full-time employment at UAEU.

Preferred Qualification

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

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Information Systems &Security-(CIT)
Job Close Date 31-07-2022
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant