University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant - Temporal Memory Safety (Fixed Term)

Research Assistant - Temporal Memory Safety (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3.5 years.

This research associate position is to work in Professor Simon Moore's team to explore advances at the hardware/software interface to make temporal memory safety more performant. This is part of a larger project called CHERI:

https: // www. cl.cam.ac.uk/research/security/ctsrd/cheri/

The ideal candidate will have a first class degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or comparable experience. Expertise in systems-level programming (particularly low-level C-code) and hardware design (particularly SystemVerilog) are essential. Knowledge of trusted execution environments and cryptography would be desirable. The project will be part of a team effort, so experience of working in a team and using associated tools (revision control, bug trackers, regression test systems, etc.) is very useful.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: [email protected]

The Department of Computer Science and Technology is an academic department that encompasses computer science along with many aspects of engineering, technology and mathematics. We have a world wide reputation for academic research with consistent top research ratings. The Department has an open and collaborative culture, supporting revolutionary fundamental computer science research, strong cross-cutting collaborations internally and externally, and ideas which transform computing outside the University. Please follow the link at: https: // www. cst.cam.ac.uk to find out more about our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. Please note that we provide the support of applying for the relevant visa (if required) and we reimburse the cost of the first visa.

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Please quote reference NR41046 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

You will need to upload a CV and and the names of two referees. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR41046 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Information
  • Department/Location

    Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge

    Salary

    £29,605-£33,966

    Reference

    NR41046

    Category

    Research

    Published

    25 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

    Job details

    Title

    Research Assistant - Temporal Memory Safety (Fixed Term)

    Employer

    University of Cambridge

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 27, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 07, 2024

    Job type

    Research

    Field

    Computer Science,Engineering

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