Research Assistant (C3ISP Project)

University of Kent - School of Computing

Are you passionate about defining a collaborative and confidential information sharing, analysis and protection framework as a service for cyber security management?

The C3ISP’s Research Assistant will be working on this mission!

C3ISP’s innovation is the possibility to share information in a flexible and controllable manner inside a collaborative multi-domain environment to improve detection of cyber threats and response capabilities, whilst still preserving the confidentiality of the shared information.

As Research Assistant you will:

  • Help to collect requirements from the Pilots in order to focus the project on what is required from the C3ISP framework.
  • Help to design the privacy preserving data sharing infrastructure that forms the main research component of the project.
  • Help to validate the Pilots and to extract Best Practice Guidelines from them as aids to future users of the infrastructure.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A good first degree (2.1 or 1st) in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Experience of programming.
  • Ability to work well as a team member and liaise well with internal and external collaborators.

School of Computing

The School of Computing is a welcoming and diverse environment that has recently been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are keen to enhance the balanced, inclusive and diverse nature of the community within the School and would particularly encourage female candidates to apply for this post.

Full details about teaching and research in the School can be found on our website:

Further Information

Interviews are to be held: 15 Nov 2016.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact Kim Kerr on

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a summary document. Your summary should provide clear evidence and examples demonstrating where you meet the essential criteria for the post. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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