Postdoctoral Researcher

Penn State

University Park, PA

Job posting number: #7079008

Posted: May 25, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Penn State is accepting applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher position in the Security of Software (SoS). The SOS Lab focuses on methodologies that help create secure software systems. We are seeking a highly qualified individual to work in the area of software security, including binary code analysis and hardening as well as compiler-based software security.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and have a strong background in computer security, programming languages, or formal methods. The candidate must have an excellent track record of original research and the ability to work as part of a team.

The postdoc will be provided with competitive salary and employment benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Gang Tan ( Applicants should submit a resume with at least two names of references. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Penn State is a major research university ranked 3rd in U.S. in industry-sponsored research. The CSE department is ranked 8th in U.S. in research expenditures and has strong research programs in security. The U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Penn State's College of Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs among the top in the nation.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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