Doctoral GRA positions available at George Mason University
Last updated: February 3, 2014.
Multiple doctoral Graduate Research Assistant positions are available to conduct research in computer and network security in the Center for Secure information Systems, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University, under the supervision of Dr. Massimiliano Albanese. The candidate will conduct research in the areas of modeling and detection of cyber-attacks, optimal defense strategies, and adaptive cyber defenses. The candidate will be also responsible for implementing prototypes and conducting experiments to validate theoretic results.
Qualifications and Prerequisites
To qualify for the position, candidates must apply and be admitted to the Ph.D. Program in Information Technology at the Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University. Visit http://volgenau.gmu.edu/students/graduates/phd-in-information-technology for information about specific admission requirements. In addition to standard requirements, foreign students seeking GRA appointments need to have a total score of 100 on the internet based TOEFL, with a minimum of 23 in each section.
Specific qualifications for this position include:
Appointment and Benefits
The initial appointment is for two consecutive academic semesters (9 months). Successive renewals are contingent to student performance and availability of funds. Summer funding is not guaranteed, and it is also contingent to student performance and availability of funds. The benefit package includes an academic year (9 months) stipend of approximately $17,000, and, if eligible, six credit hours of tuition each semester, health insurance, and the ability to take more courses at the instate tuition rate for out of state students.
How to Apply
The candidate must apply and be admitted to the Ph.D. Program in Information Technology at the Volgenau School of Engineering. Visit http://volgenau.gmu.edu/admissions/graduate for application instructions and deadlines
Applicantions are accepted year-round and screening of applicants will continue until there are available positions are filled.
For more information, please contact Dr. Massimiliano Albanese (). If interested, please send your Curriculum Vitae along with contact information for three references.