Team for Research in
Ubiquitous Secure Technology

2016 Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Foundations Of Resilient CybEr-physical Systems (FORCES) Post Doctoral Fellowship

FORCES is designed to help protect the nation's critical infrastructure from attack and to ensure its robust, secure and efficient operation. Specifically, FORCES aims to increase the resilience of large-scale networked cyber-physical systems (CPS) in the key areas of energy delivery, transportation, and energy management in buildings

The FORCES Post Doctoral Fellow will work with UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students, as well as with collaborators at other institutions (including industry partners), to develop research topics in cyber-physical systems (smart grid, ground transportation, air traffic, …) with a focus on resilient control, economic incentives, machine learning, analytics, and big data. Specific duties will include:

  • Researching and writing papers of publication quality, under the direction of faculty and staff;
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary research team on complex issues at the intersection of computer science, electrical engineering, economics, and policy;
  • Assisting Center staff in organizing and running workshops and/or conferences (e.g., during CPSWeek);
  • Speaking at conferences, workshops, and meetings with funding organizations about research initiatives;
  • Assisting with other necessary aspects of conference, workshop, and report production.
  • Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Excellent research, analytical, and writing skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated organizational skills;
  • Self-starter able to prioritize and function both independently and collaboratively;
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally.
  • Application Checklist

  • A completed online application form: Application Form (you do not need a TRUST website account)
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A career development plan (five page maximum)
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from the dissertation advisor)
  • Please provide links to or copies of one to three of your most important papers
  • PDF documents are strongly preferred, Word documents will be accepted if you absolutely cannot generate them in PDF. Please email materials to pdfellowship (at) truststc (dot) org