Professor/Chair in Cyber Security

Wellington, New Zealand
25 Aug 2017
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19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This permanent full-time position represents a chance to join and significantly shape a collaborative and growing team in Cyber Security teaching and research.

This is an opportunity for you to share your passion for research and teaching with like-minded colleagues in a city and country known for academic excellence, lifestyle and peacefulness.

We are a University ranked in the top 2% world-wide in a vibrant capital city that was rated in 2017 as the world's best city for quality of life. We are a School that is growing to meet the real-world needs of industry-academia both nationally and internationally.

You will collaborate with staff from a wide range of disciplines to design and deliver technical engineering papers in both an undergraduate and postgraduate programme in cyber security. You will also be able to mentor and nurture a new team of junior staff and thesis students, and enjoy working alongside both academic and professional colleagues to achieve meaningful change.

We have very strong links with Carnegie-Mellon University, and look to adopt and extend their multidisciplinary approach to cyber security training and research. In collaboration with an industry partner, VUW will host a CSIRT that will be accessible to our students and will inform our research direction.

For more details, please go to -, or contact Stuart Marshall, (Head of School, Engineering and Computer Science)

Applications close on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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