Research Fellow in NZ Institute for Security and Crime Science & Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato University of Waikato, Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences New Zealand

Research Fellow

NZ Institute for Security and Crime Science &
Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato

Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

The New Zealand Institute for Security and Crime Science (NZISCS) aims to
reduce crime and increase security through multi-disciplinary, evidencebased
research, and builds on the global leadership of the Cyber Security
Researchers of Waikato (CROW). As New Zealand’s first cyber security
research programme, CROW created the NZ Cyber Security Challenge, and
leads the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment funded
STRATUS project (NZD12.2 mil). CROW collaborates with fifty other local
and international organisations, including STRATUS end-user partners
Interpol and NZ Police.

We are seeking to appoint a full time fixed term Research Fellow to
contribute to our research objectives associated with cybercrime, computer
security and cloud computing. This position has responsibilities to achieve
research objectives associated with the STRATUS industry partners.
A PhD in cyber security, cybercrime, computer science or a related field is
essential as is having demonstrated research ability in cyber security and
cybercrime. A requirement of this position is the ability to commercialise
research prototypes into products/services and the demonstrated ability to
publish in high quality academic journals, work collaboratively with others and
undertake some teaching if required.

Preference will be given to candidates who have work experience with
cybercrime, security, intelligence, or law enforcement agencies including
work experience in the cybercrime, security digital forensics, machine
learning, applied cryptography, etc.

Salary will be in the range of NZ$74,034 to $89,163 per year, depending on
qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Associate Professor
Ryan Ko – Director, NZ Institute for Security and Crime Science, email:

This position is fixed-term until October 2020.

Closing date: 16 March 2018 (NZ time) Vacancy number: 380090

For more information and to apply, visit
Ko te Tangata – For the People

At the University of Waikato we define ourselves by our academic and
research excellence and the strength of our international connections. Our
distinctiveness is driven by our focus on sustainability, our commitment to
Māori learning and research, and our role as leaders and innovators.

Our motto, Ko te Tangata, underlines our acknowledgement of the Treaty of
Waitangi, equal opportunity for all, the importance of collegiality, and the
individuals who are our staff, students and stakeholders.

E herea ana te Whare Wānanga ki te
kaupapa kia whakaratohia te mea
angitū ōrite ki ngā tāngata katoa.

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Computeroxy


All Jobs


ubc reklama










texas tech


uni copenhagen