Cyber Security Research Scientist

Job Description

The United States Army Research Laboratory offers unique opportunities for fundamental research in the science of cyber security.

The laboratory provides access to massive amounts of rarely seen live data, and the ability to quickly test and transition research results into operational practice. Extensive research collaboration alliances with major universities and outstanding international ties add an unparalleled chance to work with world leaders in the area of cyber science. Potential opportunity to convert to a full time research position at the end of post doc research tenure. Positions offer excellent work/life balance.

Theoretical and applied research topics cover a broad range: characterizing cyber threats facing both wired and mobile networks; static and dynamic characterization of risk; agile adaptation of systems to include active defense; detection of hostile activities in cyber systems; novel methods to defeat these hostile activities; big data analytics and forensics of cyber data; human cognitive aspects of cyber phenomena, and many other defensive cyber related research opportunities.

The laboratory seeks scientists for post-doctoral positions, as well as full-time research positions in the area of Cyber Security.

Open to U.S. citizens. Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.

The positions are located in Adelphi, Maryland, north of Washington, DC, and at Aberdeen, Maryland, north of Baltimore.

Send a cover letter and resume/CV to Dr. Frederica Nelson, [email protected] , to initiate the application process.