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Seeking a Post Doctoral Researcher in Resilient and Secure Cyber-Physical Systems

Institute for Software Integrated Systems

The Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) in the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University invites applications for Post Doctoral Researcher positions in the area of Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) with emphasis on security and resilience. CPS is one of the strategic research areas at ISIS that is currently realized through a portfolio of projects ( Our goal is the development of new foundations for analysis and design of resilient CPS. The researcher will have the opportunity to get involved in the development of theoretical foundations, software development and composition, and systems/experimental research using real-life problems.

We are seeking a motivated post-doctoral researcher with a solid technical background and experience in areas related to CPS. Experience in software design and development, and the ability to link theoretical results to systems/experimental work are highly valued. A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field is required.

ISIS ( is a premier research institute in the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering with 14 faculty, 6 research scientists, 30 staff engineers, and 35 graduate students with sponsored funding that currently exceeds $18 million a year. ISIS is closely affiliated with the EECS Department (, which currently has 49 full-time faculty, 523 undergraduate students, and 200 graduate students.

The initial appointment will be for one year with possibility of extension dependent on performance. Preferable starting date is in the Spring 2018 semester. Applications should include a cover letter specifying the candidate’s primary research interests, complete curriculum vitae, two primary publications, and the e-mail addresses of three references. The application can be sent by email to

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity employer.

Xenofon Koutsoukos, PhD
2017-12-14 15:13:55

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