jobs at CSAIL
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RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (part-time, 50%), to bring social and identity technologies on the Web to their full potential. Will conduct cutting-edge research on social and identity technologies and apply that research to the construction of new standards; provide leadership and management to implement these technologies into Web standards; collaborate across disciplines with other researchers at MIT, outside universities, and across industries to build the expert groups required to build and implement technological standards; and perform other duties as needed.
Schedule to be determined.
12/10/13 Apply here.
RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) (part-time, 50%), to join a research team funded by the Minerva Research Initiative (MRI). Will investigate the impacts of cyber interactions on international political and military dynamics and the potential of norms to contain their destabilizing effects and manage escalation and de-escalation. Responsibilities include identifying threats across cyber-attack surfaces of military and societal systems; analyzing and modeling possible cross-domain and cross-sector deterrence strategies; developing proposals of feasible technical, normative, and strategic approaches to cyber arms control; developing and maintaining dialogues with experts in the U.S., Russia, and China and with other cyber powers who model cyber-involved escalation and de-escalation to develop shared models of escalation management; and preparing proposals and scientific papers and presenting research results at conferences.
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in computer science and artificial intelligence (M.S. preferred); a minimum of five years’ experience in the technical dimensions of cyber security, with some formal study in international relations or political science; ability to effectively communicate technical information to a wide audience; excellent written and oral communications skills; attention to detail; ability to engage in expert dialogues with Russian, Chinese, and American counterparts; and familiarity with supervising students. The position requires independent scholarly and scientific decision making, particularly with regard to critiques of different models and approaches for identification of threats and deterrence strategies. Job 10672
Schedule to be determined.
Must be able to travel to attend international meetings and conferences.
11/22/13 Apply here.