Research Fellow | Cyber Security and Privacy
The University of Auckland
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

We are currently looking for a top early career academic working on topical aspects of Cyber Security and Privacy to join our diverse and internationally renowned School of Computer Science.

The successful applicant will join our School as a Research Fellow on a 2-year fixed-term contract to undertake high-quality research in any field of open systems.

The School is interested in top candidates from any field within Cyber Security whose research aims at increasing resilience towards cyber-attacks and protecting the privacy of users’ data.

Research alignment with any of the major research groupings within the department would be advantageous.These broad research groups are :

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Software engineering
  • Computer networks, internet, and mobile computing
  • Theoretical computer science
  • You will be expected to follow an independent line of research in the open systems field during your time here at the University of Auckland.

    For more information about this role please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Mō tō mātou rōpū About us

    This position will be supported by The Clinton Bedogni Fellowship in Open Systems Research. The University of Auckland, acting through the Department of Computer Science, has received and administers a memorial fund from the Bedogni family in commemoration of their eldest son, Clinton Bedogni, who died in June 2005.

    Clinton had a deep passion for computers and at the time of his death had developed an intense interest and capability in the Free and Open Source Linux Operating System.

    The fellowship will be used to support an early career academic who is deemed most likely to become a leader in the field of open systems research.

    You will be associated with an academic mentor within the Department of Computer Science who researches in fields closely aligned with your own.

    He kōrero mōu About you

    Our ideal candidate will have a PhD that has been completed within the last 5 years and have a excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou What we offer

    The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through :

  • Flexible employment practices and a culture that supports work-life balance
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • We also offer a 6.75% superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

    For more information on our benefits please visit our Staff Benefits page.

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