Externally-Funded Research Fellow (B) - School of Computer Science

Job no: 499312
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B

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(Level B) $96,135 - $113,788 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term position is available immediate for 3 years

Building and evaluating appropriate prototypes/testbeds based on the outcomes of the research to be carried out.

Conduct research on the assigned project(s) with minimum supervision and contribute to the production of conference and seminar papers and publications.

The Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CyberCRC) is an industry-driven collaboration funded by the Commonwealth Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Program for 7 years, to create and enhance Australian cyber security capability. With two research programs, ‘Critical Infrastructure Security’ and ‘Cyber Security Solutions as a Service’, the CyberCRC will deliver innovative research, education and training outcomes that solve core challenges for public and private sector partners. It will support the training and development of the future Australian cyber security workforce through traditional education programs with university and industry partners and build awareness of cyber security habits and risks.  The Cyber CRC has 25 participants which includes 19 industry and government entities and 6 universities.

The CyberCRC fosters collaboration with industry, academia, and government to deliver collaborative research outcomes articulated by industry and government. This research will solve real-world problems that organisations face today and that, in the future, we can deliver these solutions to industry, government and all Australians, while developing over the next 7 years the cyber security workforce of the future that will be embedded into our participant organisations.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Software Engineering, Systems Engineering or closely related area (completed)
  • Demonstrated ability in conducting and publishing high quality research on one or more of the topics related to Secure Software Engineering, Platforms and Architecture for Resilient Software Systems, Human Factors in Secure Software Engineering, Automation and Orchestration Platforms, and Cyber Security Tools Integration
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of one or more of the Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, Security and/or Privacy by Design, Digital Forensic, Predictive Security Analytics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Continuous Software Development and Security. Your knowledge of the indicated areas can be from technical or socio-technical perspective
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience or willingness to gain knowledge of the fundamental knowledge areas, challenges, and solutions of secure and integrated platforms and architecture for domains like Digital Health Care, Smart Utilities, Defence Systems, and Autonomous Transportation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more programming/scripting technologies for research and development of Secure Software and/or automation tools.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And out work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity, We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11.55 pm (ACST), 12 December 2018.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor M. Ali Babar
School of Computer Science
P: +61 (0) 8313 4478
E: ali.babar@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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