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Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate

Information Sciences Institute Marina del Rey, California

Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the world’s largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has three research campuses:  one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.

*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*

Information Sciences Institute (ISI) seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Researcher position at the intersection between Machine Learning and Cybersecurity. The position is for one year, with the possibility of a renewal for two more years.

The successful candidate will work on a federally sponsored project together with a team of experts in machine learning and cybersecurity. The central objective is to develop a research framework that ingests, processes, and analyzes large volumes of data streams for efficient detection and characterization of network-wide activities that can potentially constitute malicious behavior. 

The successful applicant is expected to design and develop new machine learning models and algorithms based on heterogeneous, high-dimensional temporal data streams, as well as perform analysis of those algorithms in terms of their performance characteristics. 

This research is intrinsically multidisciplinary and qualified applicants with Ph.D.’s in any STEM field will be considered, although a strong preference will be given to applicants with background/experience in machine learning and cybersecurity.  

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.



REQ20062354 Posted Date: 07/18/2018

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