Post-Doctoral Fellow (A/B) in Software Engineering/software Security/Fuzzing job with UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

Grant Funded Researcher A/B in Program Engineering/Software package Protection/Fuzzing (Stage A/B) from $71,401 to $119,391 for every annum furthermore an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation will utilize.

We are looking for to appoint 2 x fixed term positions of 1.5 year length (with the likelihood of extension to 3 decades) to get the job done on a study job in the locations of Fuzzing, Software Security and Automatic Program Vulnerabilities Discovery in Software Binaries.

This is an opportunity for a higher-accomplishing postdoctoral researcher to be a part of a world-top study group in Pc Security and Device Discovering as effectively as the Laptop Science office ranked 48th in the globe and The University of Adelaide ranked in the prime 1% of Universities around the globe.

The College of Adelaide is a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight investigate-intense universities and ranks within the world’s major 100. In the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Study for Australia (Period) assessment, 100% of College of Adelaide research was rated earth-course or above, with work in 41 unique fields reaching the highest doable ranking of ‘well previously mentioned planet-standard’. This included Synthetic Intelligence and Graphic Processing, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

This is an exceptional option to advance your career in cyber stability, software program engineering, equipment mastering whilst discovering the space of technique emulation for large scale, automated, dynamic assessment of software program with a few environment-course establishments in a globe-primary atmosphere.

You will function on a research program to tackle the difficulties in software program-primarily based whole technique emulation for huge scale automated dynamic analysis of software. The task aims to improve vulnerability detection in arbitrary binary targets wherever hardware-assisted instrumentation is unavailable/infeasible (e.g., embedded techniques). You will be associated in the advancement of idea, strategies (this sort of as fuzzing), applications for identifying bugs and vulnerabilities in software program binaries. You will work with a workforce of researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Laptop Science and the Australian Institute of Equipment Discovering, University of New South Wales, Deakin College, CSIRO’s Info61 and Defence Science and Technological innovation Organisation (DSTG).

In this part you will have the selections to purse just one or far more of the next:

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  • Look into and build new strategies and ideas for complete system emulation for massive scale automatic dynamic assessment of application binaries, put into practice, assess and benchmark approaches.
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  • Examine and establish machine discovering methods and/or optimisation methods for smart generation of input check cases to pace up dynamic assessment.
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  • Examine, structure and build procedures for improving upon effectiveness of technique emulation computer software.
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  • Investigate, style and design and produce a (semi) automatic fuzzing toolkit for automatic dynamic assessment of application.
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Our world-renowned researchers have proven a lifestyle of innovation and a sturdy track file of publication in the best venues, specifically in the area of equipment finding out, laptop or computer eyesight and safety. We are dedicated to providing elementary and commercially oriented exploration which is extremely valued by our nearby and world communities. Below you will perform in one of the world’s most gifted and imaginative equipment finding out teams, with continuous research–engineering collaboration. You will use point out-of-the-artwork technological innovation and you’ll be based mostly in the coronary heart of a person of the world’s prime 10 most habitable towns.

To be successful you will have to have

Level A

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  • PhD (or shortly to be awarded) OR equivalent industry experience in Computer Science or Application Engineering or a very similar self-control or expertise in software program progress, used device understanding, computer stability, personal computer architecture.
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  • Experience and demonstrable specialist knowledge in one particular or far more or the pursuing areas:
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  • Fuzzing techniques and applications and/or automated software package tests investigation and approaches
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  • Protected software package and/or Program Vulnerability Investigation and/or Programming Languages and/or Linux kernel(s) and Functioning Systems
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  • Just in time (JIT) compilers or knowledge/encounter in compiler construction and compiler optimisations.
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  • Optimisation tactics (with apps in the software package engineering field).
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  • Doing work with and/or constructing CPU emulators and/or virtual devices and/or hypervisors and/or hardware virtualisation
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  • Laptop or computer architecture (these types of as Intel x86, ARM, microcontrollers)
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  • Machine learning domain experience working with binaries, textual content, structured data, sequential info or time collection knowledge and discrete info.
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  • Programming working experience and skills in Rust/C/C++/Python.
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  • A sturdy operate ethic and creative imagination evidence by key suggestions produced in published research/thesis/solutions/equipment.
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  • Fluency in published and spoken English, with an capacity to converse scientific concepts to an expert audience
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  • Dedication to the concepts of fairness, diversity and inclusion
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Degree B (in addition to the previously mentioned)

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  • A monitor report of making new tips and excellent research or program products & tools as evidenced by, for instance patents or publications in 1 or extra of top rated-tier software program engineering, computer protection, device mastering, synthetic intelligence conferences and/or journals commensurate with knowledge and option.
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  • Shown means to perform independent analysis and progress with confined supervision.
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  • The capacity to function as a member of a broader crew, like with industrial companions.
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Take pleasure in an superb vocation environment

The College of Adelaide is a uniquely satisfying office. The dimensions, breadth and high quality of our education and analysis programs—including major business, authorities and group collaborations—offers you large scope and possibility for a extended and satisfying profession.

It also allows us to catch the attention of high-calibre individuals in all facets of our functions, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, lots of world-foremost. And our work’s slicing-edge nature—not just in your individual area, but throughout nearly the total spectrum of human endeavour—provides a continual supply of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, regard, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our society is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are organization believers that our people today are our most useful asset, so we operate to increase and diversify the skills of our team.

In addition, we provide a broad vary of beautiful employees benefits. These involve: income packaging versatile get the job done preparations higher-excellent expert growth systems and activities and an on-campus overall health clinic, gymnasium and other health facilities.

Master extra at: adelaide.edu.au/work

Your faculty’s broader function

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Know-how is a multidisciplinary hub of reducing-edge instructing and study. Quite a few of its academic staff members are world leaders in their fields and graduates are really regarded by employers. The Faculty actively associates with impressive industries to fix complications of world importance.

Find out a lot more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we’ll give you the prospect. Alongside one another, let’s make historical past.

Click on on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken as a result of to the on the net application kind. Please make sure you submit a go over letter, resume, and add a doc that consists of your responses to all of the selection requirements for the situation as contained in the posture description or range requirements doc.

Applications near 11:55 pm, 10 June 2022.

For even further facts

Damith Ranasinghe
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Associate Professor, Faculty of Pc Science
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P: +61 (8) 313 0066
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E: [email protected]

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