Research Associate: International Cooperation on Critical Infrastructure Protection in the PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub

Cardiff University - School of Law and Politics

The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for its thematic research stream on Standards, Government and Policy. The Hub comprises nine leading UK universities and over 47 partners from industry and the public sector. Its mission is to establish, over the next two years, a unique and exciting setting for research and development on critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for the Internet of Things in the UK. See also:

The post will be based at Cardiff University in the Department of Politics and International Relations and the post holder will work with Dr Madeline Carr. The post offers a unique opportunity to conduct research on how global cooperation on the cyber security of the Internet of Things is developing and impacting on the UK. The project comes with access to a wide pool of academic, industrial, and governmental stakeholders as well as exciting research and development in this field.

You will be responsible for conducting research that address the problems of critical infrastructure in the context of the IoT, producing research outputs for academic, policy, industrial and public audiences. You will be expected to collaborate with our many partners on projects across the hub.

To apply you must have a PhD degree and you should also have a track record in at least one relevant technical area; areas may include but are not limited to critical infrastructure, telecoms and/or Internet technology.

A proven research record with publications in the relevant areas is also required.

This position is a full time position, fixed term for approximately 15 months and is available immediately.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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