Post-doc positions in Trustworthy Software

by Abhik Roychoudhury, Dec. 25, 2018

Several post-doc positions are available at the National Satellite of Excellence in Trustworthy Software Systems at the National University of Singapore. Please contact Director of the center

Prof. Abhik Roychoudhury [email protected]

Job Title

Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow positions are being announced for the upcoming National Satellite of Excellence in Trustworthy Software Systems (2019-2023) at Singapore. The positions being advertised here will be at the National University of Singapore.

Job Description

This research center aims to enhance our capabilities in trustworthy smart system infrastructures and build on our strengths in software security, and smart systems to build an array of point technologies, leading to certification capabilities of embedded software systems. This center is built upon the core capabilities developed in the project “Trustworthy systems from un-trusted component amalgamations” (https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~tsunami)  at NUS which is nearing completion. We plan to combine the strengths of both universities to provide a plethora of capabilities for software certification and validation, with focus on software for */autonomous systems/* along the following technical topics. More details can be discussed with interested candidates.


·Binary analysis, hardening and patching, fuzz testing

·Source code and binary analysis for side channel detection and prevention

·Verification


Job Requirements

Applicants should have a demonstrated successful track-record of prior research work in related areas. Applicants must hold a PhD  (or should be about to complete a PhD) in a relevant area.  They need to have relevant publications in Software Engineering, Programming Languages or Cyber-security.
The initial term of appointment will be 1-2 years and is extendible, upon review of satisfactory performance, since the center is funded for 4 years. The selected candidates will be offered strongly competitive salaries and benefits, and substantial freedom to build up a strong research profile of their own.  Singapore has very low taxes and has excellent living standards. NUS provides world-class research environments which can help a researcher flourish. 

Contact Information

The specific positions will focus more on program analysis, fuzzing and automated repair. Please contact

Prof Abhik Roychoudhury, Director, https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~abhik

[email protected]