Research Associate

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
11/06/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
75489
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Information Sciences and Technology
Department:
School of International Affairs

Description

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the Software Systems Security Lab at The Pennsylvania State University. The lab conducts cutting-edge research in the area of cyber security and software systems. We are seeking a highly qualified researcher to work on automatic software analysis, transformation, verification, and security hardening. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer and information science or a related field. We seek candidates with strong motivation, ability to conduct research with a proven track record, excellent project management skills and experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to effectively interact with and mentor graduate students. Strong programming skill is required. Experience in software security, program analysis, verification, compiler and programming languages is a plus. The initial appointment will be one-year, but renewable for multiple years. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Contact Prof. Dinghao Wu for any questions https://faculty.ist.psu.edu/wu/, email: dwu@ist.psu.edu). To apply, include a cover letter, CV, research statement, 1-3 sample publications, and 2-5 reference letters in the online application and email to dwu@ist.psu.edu.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088