Research Associate in Computer Science
University of New South Wales

Research Associate

Apply now Job no: 499504
Work type: Full-time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow, Associate Lecturer, Other

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

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

UNSW Canberra Cyber is a centre of excellence in conducting impactful multidisciplinary research and educating the next generation of Australian leaders and scholars in this important and growing field. The Centre uniquely brings together a dynamic community of experts in the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Psychology, Business and Management, Philosophy, Human Geography, and Criminology. We continue to grow as a team across disciplines and with our industry and government partners. Through fundamental and applied research, training, and education, UNSW Canberra Cyber is working to combat cyber threats to our nation, organisations and individuals by understanding the intersection of human, business, and technical factors.

About the role

  • $96,404 - $103,112 plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term – to August 2023
  • Full time

About the Successful Applicants:

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a PhD in Psychology or Social Sciences  
  • Have a good understanding of the latest research in human factors in cyber security
  • Be able to show your ability to complete tasks on time
  • Have experience providing quality quantitative and qualitative research support
  • Be excellent with your interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description, please detail which Level Position you are applying for in your application. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Download File 499504 - PD - Postdoctoral Fellow - Cyber - SEIT - JUl2020.pdf


Professor Monica Whitty


Applications Close: 27 September 2020


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            UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

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Please Note: We request candidates are eligible for an Australian Security Clearance.

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