|Salary:||£38,194 to £50,834|
|Placed On:||5th August 2022|
|Closes:||29th September 2022|
Research Assistant: £38,194 - £41,388*
Research Associate: £43,093 - £50,834
South Kensington Campus
Full-time, Fixed term to start ASAP until 31/12/2024
The posts of Research Associate (post-doctoral) or Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) are to conduct world-leading research on novel software and hardware security mechanisms for next-generation cloud computing environments. The goal of the project is to advance the state-of-the-art in the safety, resilience and trustworthiness of future cloud environments by rethinking the design and implementation of cloud software stacks, working across the runtime, operating system, hypervisor and hardware layers.
The successful candidate will join the Large-Scale Data and Systems (LSDS) group, under the supervision of Professor Peter Pietzuch, and work with a team of faculty members, researchers and PhD students, in collaboration with industrial partners.
Duties and responsibilities
The post offers an exciting opportunity for conducting internationally leading research on new software/hardware security mechanisms in cloud environments, thus having an impact by addressing real-world security problems. The Research Associate/Assistant will be responsible for designing and implementing new secure operating systems, container/virtual machine models, hypervisors and middleware for cloud environments, providing new abstractions and APIs for hardware security features and implementing, evaluating and open-sourcing experimental software prototypes.
The Research Associate/Assistant will carry out a research programme that spans the areas of operating systems, security and computer architecture, undertake research project management and work with a diverse research team. The candidate will also prepare and submit publications to top-tier conferences and journals, publicising research results at premier systems, security and architecture conferences.
To apply for this position, you must have a strong computer science background and have experience, including a proven publication track-record, in one or more of the following areas: operating systems, distributed systems, security and/or computer architecture.
You should also have:
See job description for full list of requirements.
*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £38,194 - £41,388 per annum.
How to apply
We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close the advert early if the position is filled.
Visit https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search for vacancy reference number ENG02086. In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:
Informal enquiries related to the position should be directed to Prof. Peter Pietzuch: email@example.com
For queries regarding the application process contact Jamie Perrins: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 26th May 2022 (midnight)
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