Research Fellow (Part time) – CIT – Information Networking Institute

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Carnegie Mellon University

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description: Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions. With ground-breaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big ambitions, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn’t imagine the future, we invent it. Joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here. Carnegie Mellon University’s department ofInformation Networking Institute is searching for a part-timeResearch Fellow. The research fellow will be advised by Professor Ehab El-Shaer (INI) and will collaborate with researchers from the Cylab department. This is an excellent opportunityfor someone whothrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You willcontributeto the department by providing essential support by being involved in team-oriented research projects with extensive interaction with faculty, other researchers and graduate students; communication and written skills are critical to the successful execution of the research. The researcher in this role will be working on projects that aim to develop dynamic cyber deception models using data and formal analytics techniques. Core responsibilities will include: – Developing data analytics techniques using text mining and machine learning to analyze malware traces and threat intelligent reports. – Developing machine learning techniques to build word embedding for cybersecurity and to extract attack tactics and techniques from unstructured text. – Developing decision making models using POMDP and reinforcement learning to dynamically optimize cyber deception planning. – Supervising the development of the honey environment (e.g., honey file system) using system programming. – Performing other related tasks as assigned. Flexibility,excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Information Networking Institute. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competenciesatCMU.Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact witha variedpopulation of internal and external partners at a high level ofintegrity.We are lookingfor someone whoshares our values and who will support the mission of the university throughtheirwork. Qualifications: – Doctorate degree required More Information: Please visit ” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. A listing of employee benefits is available at:. Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Statement of Assurance: . Job Function:Research Primary Location:United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh Time Type:Part Time Minimum Education Level:None Specified Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.