Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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About the Opportunity: The Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University is looking for a research scientist to help with research and development in the areas of cyber security and graph mining.
Responsibilities: Design and implement scalable graph algorithms for analyzing application dependencies and identifying points of failure in system infrastructures.
Perform analysis of infrastructure resilience to failures and cyber attacks. Implement methods to improve an infrastructure's resilience and conduct experiments on realistic datasets.
Engage with industrial collaborators to demonstrate the practical applicability of the developed software and the potential for technology transfer.
Participate in regular meetings to present results to industrial collaborators.
Solve cutting-edge research problems, produce innovating results, and participate in paper writing.
Design, implement, perform experiments. Write documentation for complex programs and detailed reports on system architecture, design, and experiments. Prepare documentation for external users as required.
The position is affiliated with both the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, as well as the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University.
Qualifications: MS in Computer Science
Previous research experience in machine learning, data mining, and/or graph algorithms
Strong programming and software development skills
Excellent communication skills
Salary Grade: 11
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.