Research Assistant

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-834

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Information Systems and Security Department in United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking a research assistant (RA) with expertise in reverse engineering and binary code analysis, starting immediately. The initial contract will be issued for 10 months and it is extensible. The project will aim at analyzing deep learning models, and develop new ones for malware binary reverse engineering.

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has made a remarkable achievement by ranking # 1 in the UAE and by ranking the university 301-350 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.


Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor in a related field.
- Strong academic record is required.
- Students with a Master 's degree in Computer science, with research publications, will be given the preference.

Preferred Qualification
- Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred.
- Candidate who showed a strong research capability (research article, tool, public code, plugin, etc) in this domain will have a big plus.
- Candidates should have knowledge in one of the following reverse engineering frameworks: IDA Pro. OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.