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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA

Irvine, CA
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* Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences - Computer Science


Open August 15th, 2016 through November 1st, 2016
If you apply to this recruitment by November 1st, 2016, you will have until December 1st, 2016 to complete your application.


The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at University of California, Irvine is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the field of IoT data management. The researcher will work on the TIPPERS project the objective of which is to explore a new plug-n-play privacy cognizant end-to-end system architecture and methodology for building IoT applications that serves s an underlying technology enabler /driver for a myriad of smart applications made possible by the emerging sensing and data capture technologies. The project is exploring a new class of information system that can scale to "live data" generated by diverse interconnected sensors and devices embedded in the environment, wearable technologies, and data generated from human-machine interactions. The system will support powerful mechanisms to control the collection of data at the sensors, the flow of data through diverse software components that constitute the data processing pipelines, and the hardware based on trust.
A successful applicant must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences related to privacy technologies and should be willing to work in large teams. Exposure to programming/ building sensor level applications is a further positive. Expected work involves working in a group of graduate students, participate in system design and development, conduct research, publish at top conferences, and present his/her work in front individuals from academia, funding agencies and industry.
The position requires the following:

Ph.D. in Computer Science from a top US University or an equivalent university internationally.
Have publications in top-tier conferences.
Possess good database and data management skills.
Possess good experience with research related privacy technologies
Have excellent communication skills.

Salary will be based on experience at range between $43,692.00 to $53,160.00 (salary commensurate with experience) when calculated on an annual basis at 100% time.
Anticipated start date will be September 15, 2016 for an initial appointment for one year or more depending on funding.

Interested applicants should respond by applying through UCI's Recruit website: and include a cover memo, one page research statement, Curriculum Vitae and the names and addresses (include email addresses) of two references.

Sharad Mehrotra, Professor
Director, Center for Emergency Response Technologies
Department of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine, CA 92617

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


Irvine, CA


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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter (Optional)

Statement of Research (Optional)

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.


2-3 references required (contact information only).