Internally Funded Postdoc Opportunities

Multiple Postdoctoral Fellowships on Security of AI Systems

Description:  These positions are mainly focused on building advanced techniques for penetration testing of ML systems, identifying privacy issues in ML systems and developing forensically sound and explainable methods for analyzing cyberattacks impacting ML systems.

Eligibility: Open to all international and domestic candidates

Requirements:

* Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related fields

* Multiple publications in the Tier1 journals and conferences in Cybersecurity or AI (preferably as the first author)

Application Deadline: open until suitable candidates are hired – the first candidate should start in 2021, and last candidate should start in 2024

Duration: 1-2 years

Salary: CAD60,000/annum

Benefits:

* Extended health coverage

* Attractive performance-based bounce package:

  • For every Tier1 publication as the first author: CAD700
  • For every patent filing in U.S or Canada as the first innovator: CAD700
  • For every Tier 2 publication as the first author: CAD250

 

* Many opportunities to supervise postgraduate students, write research grants, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses and access to a fantastic network of scholars

 

Externally Funded Postdoc Opportunities

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

DescriptionThe Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is intended to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent. Candidates can choose their own specific research project and work closely with Dr. Dehghantanha to prepare a competitive proposal.

Eligibility: Open to all international and domestic candidates

Requirements:

* Within the first 3-years since completing the first Ph.D.

* Hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related fields

* Multiple publications in the Tier1 journals and conferences in Cybersecurity or AI

Application Deadline: There is no specific deadline. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Dehghantanha as soon as possible to initiate the proposal preparation process. Check the program website for the application deadlines. Please note internal application deadlines are normally 2-months prior to the external deadlines

Duration: 2 years

Salary: CAD70,000/annum

Benefits:

* Extended health coverage

* Attractive performance-based bounce package:

  • For every Tier1 publication as the first author: CAD700
  • For every patent filing in U.S or Canada as the first innovator: CAD700
  • For every Tier 2 publication as the first author: CAD250

 

* Many opportunities to supervise postgraduate students, write research grants, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses and access to a fantastic network of scholars

 

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships

DescriptionThe NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. Candidates can choose their own specific research project and work closely with Dr. Dehghantanha to prepare a competitive proposal.

Eligibility: Open to domestic (Canadian and Permanent Residents) candidates only

Requirements:

* Within the first 2-years since completing the first Ph.D.

* Hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related fields

* Multiple publications in the Tier1 journals and conferences in Cybersecurity or AI

Application Deadline: There is no specific deadline. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Dehghantanha as soon as possible to initiate the proposal preparation process. Check the program website for the application deadlines. Please note internal application deadlines are normally 2-months prior to the external deadlines

Duration: 2 years

Salary: CAD45,000/annum

Benefits:

* Extended health coverage

* Attractive performance-based bounce package:

  • For every Tier1 publication as the first author: CAD700
  • For every patent filing in U.S or Canada as the first innovator: CAD700
  • For every Tier 2 publication as the first author: CAD250

 

* Many opportunities to supervise postgraduate students, write research grants, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses and access to a fantastic network of scholars

 

Application and Hiring Process

To Apply: Send an email to Dr. Dehghantanha with subject “Application for Open Postdoctoral Positions” and attached the following:

* Most recent CV

* List of publications

* Two representative articles

 

Hiring process:

* Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

* The selected candidate(s) work closely with Dr. Dehghantanha to prepare a preliminary research paper or a research proposal as required for the position.  This normally takes 4-6 weeks and will be used to evaluate the candidate performance and fit to the position.

* Three letters of reference would be requested before making an official offer of employment