Research Fellow in Machine Learning for Cybersecurity

University of Melbourne
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$83,468 - $113,262
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 12 mo
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Research Fellow in Machine Learning for Cybersecurity

Job no: 0062527 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time Fixed Term for 12 months Faculty: Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology School: School of Computing & Information Systems Salary: Level A: $83,468 - $113,262 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Conduct advanced research at the intersection of machine/deep learning, communication networks, and game theory, focusing on interdisciplinary topics such as security games and adversarial learning, with results published in top-tier conferences and journals.
  • Collaborate with Northrop Grumman Corporation and other leading researchers, with all research outcomes shared openly in repositories like GitHub, fostering transparency and wide dissemination of findings
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role

    Join the School of Electrical, Mechanical, and Infrastructure Engineering to lead innovative research at the intersection of machine/deep learning, communication networks, and game theory. Engage in cutting-edge projects with Northrop Grumman Corporation, publishing your findings in top-tier conferences and journals.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to teaching, training, scientific mentoring and supervision of students;

  • Supervise junior research staff in the appointee's area of expertise;

  • Independently plan and carry out research on the nominated research project and work towards completion of the aims of the project;

  • Develop effective timelines and milestones based on goals of the research program;

  • Who We Are Looking For

    You will effectively liaise with external networks to foster collaborations, participate in professional activities and departmental seminars, and work towards building an independent research project. Additionally, you will engage in outreach activities and present research results at local and national forums.

    You will also have:

  • A PhD Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or closely related discipline;

  • A record of quality research as evidenced by publications in leading journals and at conferences commensurate with opportunity;

  • Ability to perform independent research and a commitment to interdisciplinary research; Demonstrated capacity to communicate research concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences;

  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    Your New Team

  • The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) has been the leading Australian provider of engineering and IT education and research for over 150 years. We are a multidisciplinary School organised into three key areas; Computing and Information Systems (CIS), Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) and Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI). FEIT continues to attract top staff and students with a global reputation and has a commitment to knowledge for the betterment of society.
  • FEIT has never been better positioned as a global leader, anchored in the dynamic Asia Pacific region, creating and curating knowledge to address some of the world's biggest challenges. Through our students and our relationships with communities, we can not only respond to society's needs but anticipate and create engineering and IT solutions for the future.
  • What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Shabon Nawabi via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Applications close: 20th June 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) / Melbourne time zone.

    Advertised: 23 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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