Research Assistant Position

Cybersecurity Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: February 28th, 2024 23:59 AoE (29 February 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Networks Institute invites applications for research assistants in the area of cybersecurity. The selected candidate will become a member of the Cybersecurity group led by Dr. Guillermo Suarez-Tangil.

The candidate will conduct cutting-edge research in the area of cybersecurity and network measurements, with a focus on developing advanced mechanisms to understand and mitigate real-world problems in cybersecurity like malware and other forms of cybercrime that stem from underground markets and the challenges behind developing automated (ML-based) solutions, like concept drift and adversarial learning. The open-ended goal is to develop data-driven approaches for cybersecurity.

The position offers:

  •  The prospect of publishing scientific papers
  •  The opportunity to work in a thrilling and international environment

The position requires:

  •  A degree in Computer Science or a related field like Engineering, Telecommunications, or Bioinformatics. Degrees from other disciplines may be considered.
  •  Programming skills.
  •  Proficiency in English.

Contract Duration and Type:

  • 12 months, renewable based on funds availability and performance.
  • Candidates must be aged between 16 and 29 and be enrolled as job seekers in the Spanish Employment Offices at the moment the contract is signed.
  • Competitive salary. Candidate’s experience will be considered.
  • Full-time contract. Includes social and health benefits.

To apply, please send your CV in English and your academic transcript to recruitmentinvestigo@imdea.org indicating “CG-SMUM2” in the subject line.

Eligibility: It is necessary that the applicant have NIF or NIE and a residence/work permit in Spain. Also, the applicant must not have been employed by IMDEA in the SIX months prior to the start date of the contract. These are the requirements from the funding that supports this position.

Candidates must be aged between 16 and 29 and be enrolled as job seekers in the Spanish Employment Offices at the moment the contract is signed.

The evaluation of candidates CVs for this position will strictly follow a blind recruitment process, guaranteeing the principle of non-discrimination by any reason. All the documents submitted to the recruitment process will be dully anonymized.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

This position could be totally or partially funded by the European Union – Next Generation EU and the Ministry of Employment and Social Economy of Spain through the Spanish Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, in the framework of “Programa Investigo” call.

 

Apply Now!
  1. Deadline for receipt of applications: February 28th, 2024 23:59 AoE (29 February 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  2. If necessary choose as supervisor Guillermo SUAREZ-TANGIL