Research and Project Scientist Positions in Central University of Jammu, J&K, India

Research Associate (RA) Position in Central University of Jammu, J&K, India

Research and Project Scientist Positions in Central University of Jammu, J&K, India

Designation/Position- Research and Project Scientist Positions

Central University of Jammu, J&K, India, invite Application for Research Associate (RA) Position from eligible and interested candidates

About- Project Staff for R&D Project on Cyber Physical Systems Security at Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Central University of Jammu (CUJ).

Research/Job Area- Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Science & Technology/Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering/ Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering and related area

Location-  Central University of Jammu, J&K, India

Eligibility/Qualification–

PositionQualification (minimum.)Upper Age LimitSalary
Senior             Project Associate (3 Nos.) M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Science & Technology/Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering/ Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering), MCA or MSc. Computer Science and Information Technology with atleast 50% marks or equivalent CGPA

Desirable Qualification:  GATE / UGC NET/JRF Ph.D. in relevant discipline

Experience:of 2  years experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and Services
35 Per month  42000  + HRA 8%
Project Scientist I (3 Nos.) M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Science & Technology/Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering/ Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering), MCA or MSc. Computer Science and Information Technology with atleast 50% marks or equivalent CGPA  

Desirable Qualification:  GATE/ UGC NET/JRF Ph.D. in relevant discipline  

Experience: 2 years of experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and Services
40 Per month  56000  + 8%

Additional Requirements:

  1. The staff is required to be physically working from the Central University of Jammu for the project’s duration.
  2. For JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist, experience in programming in C/C++/Python/Java is highly desirable.
  3. JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist working in multiple OS platforms, Windows, Linux, MAC, and Android, are highly desirable.
  4. JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist should be well-versed with testing tools like Metasploit, Wireshark, Nmap, Sparta, and KaliLinux.
  5. JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist should be well-versed in firmware extraction and analysis tools like Shikra, JTagulator, Buspirate, Winwalk, Open OCD, and Flash ROM, and Gidra.
  6. For JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist positions, willingness to learn new software tools and experiment is essential.
  7. JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist will be required to work in deliverable mode and adhere to deadlines set by the project investigator.
  8. For JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist experience in firmware extraction, deep packet inspection, and vulnerability analysis of industrial control systems.
  9. For JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist, more experienced candidates in relevant skills will be preferred.
  10. For JRF/SRF/Senior Project Associate/Project Scientist, experience in GUI interfaces (desktop, mobile, or web) is desirable.
  11. For positions higher than Scientific Administrative Assistant and Laboratory Assistant, a Master’s or Ph.D. degree with relevant experience in cyber-physical system security is compulsory.
  12. For positions higher than Scientific Administrative Assistant and Laboratory Assistant, hands-on experience in vulnerability analysis, cyber security of hydropower plant, and relevant skills will be given higher preference.
  13. Knowledge of vulnerability analysis and penetration testing using different tools. The focus will be on web security, network security, OS and system software vulnerabilities.
  14. Knowledge of virtual machines/containers deployment using different open source software such as VMware, Docker and management using tools like Kubernetes.
  15. Knowledge of Hydro Power Plant components like PLCs, RTUs, SCADA, HMI, Data historians, Industrial Firewall and Protocol Fuzzers.
  16. Comfortable in programming languages such as shell scripting / YAML / Python / GO etc.
  17. Knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting servers (DHCP, DNS, web server etc.) and networking.
  18. Basic web development

Position Description-

Applications are invited for the following project staff positions on a rolling basis at the Central University of Jammu for the project titled “Design and Development of Testbed and Vulnerability Analysis Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems.” The project is focused on cyber-physical system security, investigation of the system level impacts of different devices and network architectures of Industrial Control System (Hydro Power Plant), development of testbed of Hydroelectric Power Plant interfaced with Industrial Control Systems, analysis the impact of vulnerabilities in different automation devices this includes DPI and different protocols.

This is a rolling advertisement. Applications will be shortlisted and informed to the applicant for the interview.

The positions are for a maximum period of 2 years and are renewed annually depending on performance.

Project Principal Investigators: Dr.Yashwant Singh (CUJ), Dr. Anup Shukla (IIT Jammu), Prof. Devanand (CUJ), and Dr. Neerendra Kumar (CUJ).

All appointments will be made initially for one year on a contract basis. It may be extended further based on the performance.

  1. In most cases, the candidate must report to the Central University of Jammu campus for work. In exceptional cases of working from a remote location, the candidate must report physically on campus at least twice a month.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for a written test/interview (online/offline mode).
  3. All appointments will be made initially for one year on a contract basis. It may be extended further based on the performance.

How to Apply- 

A duly filled application form along with the requested details scanned copies of certificates, and other supporting documents should be emailed to cps.kcst@cujammu.ac.in. Candidates already employed should receive a relieving certificate from their employers if selected. The interview will be conducted for all shortlisted candidates.

Last Date for Apply– Rolling

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