Hiring Multiple PhD Students & Postdocs in Systems Security, Starting in 2018


Prof. Long Lu, the director of the RiS3 Lab at Northeastern University, is hiring multiple Ph.D. students and Postdoc fellows in the area of software and systems security, starting as early as January 2018. Students with research interests in security, operating systems, program analysis, mobile/embedded/IoT devices, applied cryptography, and/or machine learning are particularly encouraged to apply.

Prof. Lu is on the faculty of the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University. He’s a key member of the newly established Cyber Security and Privacy Institute. He’s been constantly publishing at the top-tier security conferences and frequently invited to serve on their committees. He’s the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and US Air Force Faculty Fellowship. His research is currently funded by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the Army Research Office, etc.

Among all US universities, Northeastern is ranked at the 21st in Computer Science overall and top-5 in Computer Security, according to CSRankings.org. In addition to the top-notch research environment, students at Northeastern also have local access to Boston’s thriving tech-startup ecosystem, one of the best in the world. All Ph.D. students and Postdocs in RiS3 lab are fully funded with highly competitive stipends. The lab and offices are located in the newly built Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex in central Boston.

Interested applicants can directly send their CVs or inquiries to hiring@ris3.org. Applications are accepted till all positions are filled.