Open positions

We currently have Ph.D. and Full-time Research Assistant positions available.

Candidate can find the job openings here: Opening RA; Opening Ph.D.; Closing Postdoc

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Machine Learning, Information Security, and Trustworthy AI (The positions are currently closed!)

The position is for two years and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package. For more information and to apply, please visit Opening Postdoc.

Ph.D in Computer Science (Several Positions Available)

We are inviting applications for a Ph.D. position in Computer Science at VinUniversity. The successful candidate will join our dynamic research team and work on cutting-edge projects in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence. This Ph.D. position offers a unique opportunity for candidates to pursue their research interests, collaborate with experienced researchers, and contribute to advancing knowledge in the field.

The research project will focus on the following topics:

  • Trustworthy, Robust, and Explainable Federated Learning
  • AI Security with Generative Models and Large Language Models

For more information, please visit VinUni-Illinois Smart Health Center’s website.

Interested candidates should submit the following application materials to Prof. Kok-Seng Wong at and Prof. Khoa Doan with the subject line “Application for Ph.D. position”:

  • Updated CV/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose outlining research interests and goals
  • Transcripts of undergraduate and/or Master’s coursework
  • Contact information for at least two academic or professional references

Full-time Research Assistant (Several Positions Available)

We are also seeking several full-time research assistants to work with a team of researchers in our lab. The topics for the research assistant positions are:

  • Trustworthy, Robust, and Explainable Federated Learning
  • Federated Recommender Systems
  • Federated Adversarial Training
  • Large Language Models and AI Security

Interested applicants should send a CV to Prof. Kok-Seng Wong ( and Prof. Khoa Doan ( with the subject line “Application for RA position”. The application should include a CV, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of at least one reference. The positions are open until filled.