Postdoctoral Fellow position in UNSW Canberra, Australia

Post-Doc Research Fellow in Australia, University of New South Wales

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Fellow 

UNSW Canberra, Australia invites application for Postdoctoral Fellow position in IoT Security from eligible and interested candidates

About- UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  • FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities
  • Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) offers a flexible and friendly working environment that is well-resourced.  SEIT delivers research-informed education in its high quality, accredited, globally recognised engineering and computing degrees to its undergraduate students.  The School offers programs in electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, and civil engineering as well as in aviation, information technology and cyber security to graduates and professionals who will be Australia’s future technology decision makers.

Research/Job Area- Relevant area of computer science or electrical engineering

Location- UNSW Canberra, Australia

Eligibility/Qualification– To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • A PhD (or is close to completion) in a relevant area of computer science or electrical engineering, with a focus on network security and performance analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct practical and theoretical research in IoT security, and is familiar with general principles of IoT and CPS architectures
  • Demonstrable interest in IoT Security, and in particular with practical experience in secure distributed ledger technology (e.g. blockchain), and in one or more of the following topics:
    • wireless network design and performance analysis by simulation (e.g. OPNET, Matlab, NS3, Python) and proof-of-concept development
    • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
    • network topology, performance, vulnerability, and intrusion detection by Machine Learning

  • Excellent written communication skills demonstrated by accepted journal articles, reports or other relevant material

Job/Position Description- 

  • Salary – Academic Level A $73,297 – $98,127 + (17% Super)
  • Fixed Term (24 months)
  • Full Time role starting in March 2019

UNSW Canberra has an opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow – Internet of Things Security. You will be based within the School of Engineering & Information Technology and will become a core member of UNSW Canberra Cyber. UNSW Canberra Cyber is a focal point for world-class cyber security research across various UNSW faculties, providing training and teaching on different aspects of cyber security.

One of our growing research themes is Complex System Security, including topics such as software-intensive system security and vulnerability discovery, novel approaches to finding and quantifying the effect of cyber-attacks, mission and business impact of securing complex systems, threat analysis in social networks, and improving the security, reliability, privacy preservation, and trustworthiness of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT). A key asset for our research is the UNSW Canberra IoT Security Lab, which is combining existing research facilities, and is in the process of considerable expansion.


How to Apply- You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

For Contact- 

A/Prof Frank den Hartog – UNSW Canberra Cyber, School of Engineering and Information Technology

E: [email protected]

T: +61 (02) 6268 8816

Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant

E: [email protected]

T: +61 2 9385 3475

Last Date for Apply– 11:30 pm (AEST), 3 November 2018

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