Research Fellow in Human Factors in Cyber Security

Location
Sippy Downs, Australia
Posted
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2017
Ref
17017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Position Description

SALARY LEVEL: Classification Level B (Salary range A$92,349 to A$109,565 gross per annum plus up to 17 percent employer super contributions)
APPOINTMENT: Full-time, fixed-term (for 5 years)

USC VISION

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC GOALS

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

This position will work across a range of projects within cyber security at the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems. The primary focus of the position will be undertaking research on the human factors of cyber security and cyber security threats. This project will involve extensive industry engagement in order to develop, implement, and test applied research solutions to directly support industry, government and community sector requirements. Co-located at USC, IDCARE, Australia and New Zealand’s National Identity & Cyber Support Service, the Research Fellow will actively participate with IDCARE’s College of Experts working directly with leading international collaborators and partners in solving real world human factors problems in the cyber security environment. The College of Experts include virtual and hosted world experts in Identity and cyber security which is an environment that provides an outstanding opportunity to engage and input to globally relevant initiatives.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

4307_Research_Fellow_in_Human_Factors_in_Cyber_Security.pdf

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Professor Paul Salmon
Director, Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems,
Faculty of Arts, Business and Law
Telephone: + 61 7 5456 5893
Email: psalmon@usc.edu.au

CLOSING DATE

Midnight, Sunday 3 September 2017

TO APPLY

All applicants MUST provide a statement that addresses each of the selection criteria contained within the position description and their resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and effectively address selection criteria is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

To apply please click the Apply button at top of screen.

USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.
USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.