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Postdoctoral Scholar - Al Faruque Lab

Position overview

Salary range: Salary range: The salary range for this position is $60,000-$71,952. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s) [].

Application Window

Open date: January 16, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Center for Embedded Systems and Cyber-Physical Systems (CECS) at the UC Irvine anticipates the availability of a postdoctoral scholar-employee position to join Prof. Mohammad Al Faruque’s research group ( Al Faruque’s research group pursues several projects related to cyber-physical systems security, embedded systems security, and hardware security. The current projects include research and development of cyber-physical vulnerabilities for various CPS systems, like drones, automobiles, autonomous systems, manufacturing systems, power grid systems, etc. The lab is also developing hardware/software co-design methods and tolls for tackling cross-layer cyber-physical vulnerabilities and attacks. Desired areas of expertise include embedded systems design, hardware/software co-design, machine learning, design automation, embedded software analysis, hardware knowledge including embedded GPUs, ARM and RISC-V based platforms, FPGA, and computer programming (C++ and/or Python). The successful candidate must possess excellent writing skills and be able to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field, such as computer science/engineering, electrical engineering, embedded and cyber-physical systems, from an accredited university.

Application Requirements

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About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA