Research Fellow in Software Systems and Cybersecurity
Monash University Faculty of Information Technology

Research Fellow

Job No.: 641373

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $72,927 - $98,975 Level A / $104,185 - $123,720 Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Information Technology is seeking either a Level A or Level B Research Fellow to join their team. The Research Fellow provides extensive high-quality research within the Department of Software Systems and Cybersecurity to drive new, impactful discoveries. The Research Fellow will carry out independent and/or team research engaging with cutting-edge and contemporary interdisciplinary cybersecurity technologies and practices in AI & human-centric security. 

Reporting to a relevant senior academic, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research and producing conference/seminar papers and research materials. You will also supervise research-support staff and guide junior members of research-only Academic staff. The successful candidate will contribute to the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies and may occasionally contribute to teaching programs within the field of research. 

The successful candidate will have postgraduate qualification in the relevant discipline area, equivalent qualifications or relevant experience. Expert knowledge in human-centric cybersecurity research and experience applying AI (particularly NLP) in cybersecurity is highly desired. A demonstrated ability in undertaking research, leading a team, and manuscript preparation skills are required for success in this role. The successful candidate will be highly organised and have experience in supervising and working with honours or postgraduate students within the discipline. 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check. 

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Carsten Rudolph, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, +61 3 9905 9975

Position Description

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Closing Date

Wednesday 12 October 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

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