Research Associate on Cybersecurity Capacity-Building

University of Oxford
April 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Research Associate on Cybersecurity Capacity-Building

Computer Science - Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford

The Global Cybersecurity Capacity Centre (GCSCC) at the Department of Computer Science is looking to employ a Postdoctoral Researcher to work within an interdisciplinary team on cybersecurity capacity-building. Primarily funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the GCSCC is a programme of the Oxford Martin School, which specialises in supporting interdisciplinary research communities working to address the most pressing global challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Director of the GCSCC, Professor Sadie Creese, and the supervision of Professor Michael Goldsmith, with the guidance of other senior academics and cybersecurity professionals who form the leadership (the Technical Board) of the GCSCC.

The key focus of this role will be to support the research programme of the GCSCC. The successful candidate will be located in the Department of Computer Science Global Cybersecurity Capacity Centre. The post holder will be responsible for working to execute the research of the centre alongside other researchers and under the guidance of the Technical Board.

Candidates would ideally be experienced in a cybersecurity-relevant field (for example, computer science, international relations, economics, political science, social or physical sciences, philosophy, cognitive or social psychology, law, anthropology, development or sociology), have experience of working in a research role (or industry equivalent).

Candidates will be considered with strong potential and commitment who are seeking an opportunity for early research experience, for which an initial appointment would be at Grade 6 with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday, 17th April 2024. Interviews are expected to be held in April or in early May.

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Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.

Contact Person : HR Coordinator Vacancy ID : 171947 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 17-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 p.a. with the potential to under- fill at Grade 6 with salaries in the range of £32,332 - £38,205 p.a.

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