Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist in Security
A premier center for commercial innovation, PARC, a Xerox company, is in the business of breakthroughs. We work closely with global enterprises, entrepreneurs, government agencies and partners, and other clients to invent, co-develop, and bring to market game-changing innovations by combining imagination, investigation, and return on investment for our clients. For 40 years, we have lived at the leading edge of innovation, merging inquiry and strategy to pioneer technological change. PARC was incorporated in 2002 as a wholly owned independent subsidiary of Xerox Corporation – enabling us to continue pioneering technological change but across a broader set of industries and clients today.
We invite applications for a full-time research scientist/senior research scientist in the Security and Privacy group. Both recent Ph.D. graduates and well-established scientists are encouraged to apply.
Our security group offers a well-established, unique environment for taking fundamental research to high-impact applications and inventions in both established industry and new business. Researchers at PARC enjoy a flexible, inter-disciplinary work environment, are encouraged to regularly publish their research results, and are active in the research community through program committees and conference presentations.
Depending on seniority, the successful candidate will be responsible for one or more of the following roles:
- formulating research problems based on real-world needs and independently conducting high-quality research
- working with existing research and development staff on a broad range of research topics
- working with business development team in identifying important business opportunities with industry and government agencies.
- identifying new promising research directions and contributing them to the group's long-term research agenda.
- Systems & Network Security
- Security in Cloud Computing
- Data mining and machine learning applied to security and privacy
- Security and privacy in ubiquitous and mobile computing environments
- Formal methods and software verification
A Ph.D. or equivalent experience is required to apply. The ideal applicant should be familiar with the foundations of security, have a strong publication record, possess a strong desire to work on problems with real-world potential and impact, and have strong implementation skills to create early-stage prototypes and demos. Previous experience in industrial research, technology transfer and preparing grant proposals are definite pluses.