Research Fellow - Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre

University of Oxford - Department of Computer Science

Wolfson Building
Parks Road

The Department of Computer Science has an exciting new opportunity available for a full-time Research Fellow to work in the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC/The Capacity Centre), until 31 January 2020. The specific focus of this post is to support the Oceania Cyber Security Centre in Melbourne, Australia, in their deployment of the Capacity Centre’s maturity model across the Pacific island states.

You will be expected to develop and provide world-leading expertise in the area of cyber-security capacity-building, particularly in its regional hubs and you will be responsible for helping to deliver the Capacity Centre’s research programme, joining a dynamic and diverse team of researchers and knowledge-exchange experts. This role also includes close work with high-level stakeholders in governments, regional and international organisations, academia and industry to promote and develop this work.

You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil with post-qualification research experience OR comparable professional experience in a closely related field with international profile, together with an excellent track record of methodologically or theoretically innovative research; with grounding in one or more disciplines relevant to the dimensions of cyber-security capacity being studied by the Capacity Centre. With commercial awareness and personal gravitas, you will be an outstanding communicator, able to influence others, build networks and articulate the work of the Centre to high level stakeholders. Experience of cyber-security capacity-building activities and a good knowledge of statistical analytic techniques is desirable.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 16 October 2017. Interviews will be held on 24 October 2017, please note UK candidates will be expected to attend in person.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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