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Part-Time Non-student Research Assistant – Automating Cyber Threat Hunting

Posting Period

November 24, 2022 to December 1, 2022


Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Brief Description of Duties and Expertise

The ideal candidate is expected to analyze real-world data telemetry and design and contribute to automating cyber threat hunting, at both the design level and the implementation level. Upon mutual acceptance, the candidate will work alongside an industrial partner to assist in designing, validating, and evaluating the proposed solution. The responsibilities include attending regular research meetings and writing research articles.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Information Systems Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience with software development (e.g., Python, Go, C, Node.js)
  • Knowledgable in network security and machine learning
  • Strong research capabilities and problem-solving
  • Preference for a track record of peer-reviewed research

Principal Investigator

Dr. Mourad Debbabi

Number of hours of the contract and hourly rate

$26.30 per hour, 20 hours per week

Start Date

December 1, 2022

End Date

August 31, 2023

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae by email to and copy

This posting will remain active until the successful applicant is selected. We thank all the applicants, but only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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