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Research Fellow Positions - Cyber Security Systems and Applied AI Research Center

Employer
Lebanese American University
Location
Lebanon (LB)

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Expected start date: Fall 2022

Deadline for applying: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled

Locations: Lebanon and United Arab Emirates

The Cyber Security Systems and Applied AI Research Center at LAU invites applications for a limited number of highly qualified Postdoctoral and Research Fellow positions in few research areas. We are seeking Graduate Researchers to join our research teams at the Lebanese American University and Other Universities and Research Institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and collaborate on international projects. Individuals in this role are expected to be recognized experts in identified research areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Cyber Security, where they will be leading a team of researchers and developers. The ideal candidates will have keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology. Successful candidates will be required to have flexibility for spending time in both Lebanon and UAE as required by some projects.

Eligibly and Minimum Qualifications

Prospective candidates must have earned BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields, have demonstrated an ability -or show promise and interest- in conducting innovative research, and have demonstrated:

  • Experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches, optimization and algorithms
  • Technical knowledge in Machine Learning
  • Experience in coding and performing experiments and simulations
  • Research and software engineering experience via publications, internship, work experience, and coding competitions
  • Familiarity with common stacks
  • Knowledge of some big data analysis platforms
  • Knowledge of some front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of some back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Communication and teamwork skills

Responsibilities:

  • Lead international academic and industrial research projects (Only for MS and PhD Holders)
  • Lead other researchers and developers (Only for MS and PhD)
  • Perform research and development to advance the science and technology of intelligent systems
  • Perform research and development to advance the science and technology of big data analytics
  • Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing high quality publications
  • Collaborate and increase productivity on existing research projects
  • Perform development tasks, experiments, and simulations

Position context

  • The appointment is on a full-time basis and consists of significant research and development endeavors
  • Some positions require having flexibility for spending time in both Lebanon and UAE as required by some projects

Application Requirements

Interested candidate should apply electronically to azzam.mourad@lau.edu.lb and should include a statement letter including their future career goals and attach to the email an updated resume. All questions regarding the application should be directed to the same email. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Application Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

 

 

Organization

Working at Lebanese American University

The Lebanese American University (LAU) is a leading, private and nonsectarian higher education institution in Lebanon. It operates under the charter from the board of regents of the University of the state of New York and is accredited by the commission on institutions of higher education of the New England Association of Schools and colleges.

LAU is a multi-campus career-oriented institution which prepares students for responsible living, fully aware of the rich heritage and multiple needs of their respective communities. With two campuses in Beirut and Byblos, the university is at the crossroads of many interacting educational systems.

Lebanon’s academic freedom is essential to a climate of intellectual growth and the fruitful confluence of cultures. The country’s rich multi-faceted heritage is combined with a student body representing over 50 nationalities. In the Fall 2012 semester, LAU had more than 8,100 students enrolled.

Mission

Lebanese American University is committed to academic excellence, student centeredness, civic engagement, the advancement of scholarship, the education of the whole person, and the formation of leaders in a diverse world.

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