Researcher, Cybersecurity (security automation and orchestration) job with CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY

  • Provide high-quality research results and develop your research career
  • Help develop Australian cybersecurity capabilities
  • Actively participate and develop strong research collaborations

The role

  • Fixed-term (until September 2024), full-time
  • Level B – $102,486 to $121,504 per year (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie preferred (other locations may be considered)

As a researcher, you will work collaboratively to develop and demonstrate a system to stop ransomware during cyber ransomware attacks. You will conduct research in the field of security automation and application/software security, leading to reputable international publications such as IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, NDSS, Usenix Security or similar conferences. You will also contribute high-quality journal articles acceptable to high-impact journals and continually seek to develop skills, experience and research impact, with the goal of becoming a leading expert in the field. .

To be successful, you will:

  • A PhD relevant to the computer science discipline, computer science or related fields in cybersecurity or software engineering with strong expertise in programming.
  • Excellent research track record in the field of cybersecurity and/or software development, as evidenced by publications in leading journals and conferences.
  • Strong networking skills and ability to support the national and international positioning of the university and Cyber ​​Security CRC in cybersecurity.

Application requirements

Candidates must apply online and meet the selection criteria in the job description. If you are having difficulty applying online or for more information on the application process, please visit our How to Apply page or contact us.

Please note that interviews are scheduled to take place early to mid-January 2023.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to nurturing forward-thinking people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work with industry, communities and students to create new ideas, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

In the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioral Sciences, our specialties are psychology, police, law, criminology, security, emergency management, customs and excise studies, border management, accounting, engineering, human resources, marketing, business management, computing and information technology. We maintain excellent relationships with our industry, government and community partners. Our research is high-impact, practical and of global standards.

The School of Computing, Mathematics and Engineering has a diverse team that works together in pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. The school offers courses in information technology, computer science, cloud computing, cybersecurity, network administration, data science, artificial intelligence, mathematics, and engineering in both on-campus and online mode. Since 2008, the school has been the nation’s largest provider of higher education in computer science. Research at the school focuses on applied research in data mining, e-health, image processing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, and statistics that benefit communities in our region. Our research staff have obtained nationally competitive grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC) as well as industry and government agencies such as a recent Cooperative Research Center (CRC) in the field of cybersecurity.

Charles Sturt University offers excellent work-life balance, professional development opportunities, and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated by our Agency for Gender Equality in the Workplace Employer of Choice citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member of the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged by Indigenous Australians; disabled people ; women (especially for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents; or candidates who hold a valid work visa corresponding to this position.

Further information

Additional information is available in the job description

Job Description

or by contacting:

Arash Mahboubi | Lecturer in computer science (cybersecurity, data science and artificial intelligence) | amahboubi@csu.edu.au | Telephone: 02 6582 9458

Deadline: 11 p.m., Monday, January 2, 2023.

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