Postdoctoral Research Fellow (B)

Job no: 503371
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Arts, Level B

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(Level B) $97,577 – $115,495 per annum, plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed-term full-time contract at Level B for 2 years

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position available in the School of Social Sciences/ Adelaide Law School with expertise in cyber security policy, law or related issues, with a strong publication record in politics, law or related disciplines.

The Cyber Security Law & Policy (CSLP) Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be situated within the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of the Professions at the University of Adelaide. The position is funded for two years by the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CyberCRC) and other Industry partners.

This role will work closely with the CyberCRC within its Law and Policy theme (and broadly across other CyberCRC research projects) to develop and engage in high quality, impactful research projects that contribute to the cybersecurity of Australia. The role will focus on cyber security law and policy collaboration between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The CyberCRC has been funded for 7 years by the Commonwealth Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Program and has also attracted significant funding from its participants. The CyberCRC is an industry-driven collaboration to create and enhance Australian cybersecurity capability.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in Politics, International Relations, Law or related area
  • A demonstrated research interest in cyber security policy, law or related issues
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision
  • A record of high quality research outputs in politics, law or related disciplines including publications and conference papers
  • A track record as a successful team player in areas of administration, research, and teaching

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 a 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. Our 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. 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.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

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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 11:55pm, 2 December 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Tim Legrand
Department of Politics and International Relations
P: +61 (8) 831 34607

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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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