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Senior Researcher and Team Leader, Information Security and Privacy

Date: 23-Apr-2019

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU Canberra, ACT, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: CSIRO

The Opportunity

  • Do you have a passion for security and privacy?
  • Lead a team on real-life applications.
  • Join CSIRO’s Data61, the largest data innovation group in Australia

 

The Position

CSIRO’s Data61 is seeking to appoint a team leader and senior research scientist for their Information Security and Privacy team.

 

As the successful candidate, you will lead a team of talented and highly skilled researchers and students to provide ground- breaking research. You will actively contribute to the strategic research activities and research and development projects to deliver world-class research outcome in the form of innovative products, software, IP and top-notch competitive research publications.

Your duties will include

  • Lead a team of talented and highly skilled researchers and students to provide ground- breaking research and to actively contribute to the strategic research activities and R&D projects to deliver world-class research outcome in the form of innovative products, software, IP and top-notch competitive research publications.
  • Communicate with internal and external partners to build Privacy-aware data-driven platforms and to increase awareness of privacy risks and privacy preserving technologies.
  • Engage with new collaborators and Data61 partners to grow new Privacy-related science opportunities and support commercial outcomes.
  • Build new collaborations and strengthen Data61 academic, government agencies and industry network of collaborators and partners.
  • Attract, mentor and supervise high quality Undergraduate, Master and PhD students, to carry out innovative and impactful privacy research of strategic importance to CSIRO Data61 to lead to outstanding and major scientific outcomes.

 

Location:      Eveleigh NSW preferred. (Docklands VIC or Canberra ACT may be considered)
Salary:          AU $113,338 to AU $132,811 plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure:         Indefinite
Reference:    60469

To be successful you will need

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline area, such as computer science, information theory and statistics, mathematics, security and privacy or a closely related field and relevant experience in the area of privacy enhancing technologies.
  • An outstanding publication track record demonstrated through repetitive published papers in the top security and privacy conferences and journals.
  • An established reputation and credibility within the online security and privacy community or the data science and machine learning communities with evidence of effective leadership and international community recognition.
  • A track record of developing and leading research in security and privacy-related technologies including (but not limited to) Privacy preserving systems design, Information theory, applied cryptography techniques, security and privacy measurement and modelling.
  • Proven experience to apply research to potentially impactful applications and real-life domains including health, future smart cities, digital data platforms, security and safety and so on.

 

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

 

CSIRO’s Commitment to Diversity

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance

About CSIRO

At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment.

 

Who we are

CSIRO’s Data61 business unit is the largest data innovation group in Australia, bringing together approximately 600 research and development staff working in digital technologies to create benefit for Australia. Data61 develops Australia's future leaders with its strong 300+ PhD student program in collaboration with our best universities across Australia.

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Sunday 23 June 2019 at 11.59pm AEDT

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