Research Fellow

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full Time, 12-month Fixed-Term Position
  • $94,671 - $112,424 p.a. + Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The School of Science is One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies). RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role & Responsibilities

The Research Fellow will be required to provide technical means for solutions to privacy protection of individual records. You will analyse and provide solutions to specific, existing unsolved security & privacy problems in databases, as well as identify new problematic scenarios and develop possible solutions.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Computer Science and possess an excellent track record in working closely with various industries and managing IT projects. You will have strong programming skills in the implementation of homomorphic encryption schemes and other privacy enhancing techniques. Furthermore, the ability to work effectively with academic and administrative staff will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Xun Yi - Professor, School of Science on +61 3 9925 1902 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 572653. Download File PD - Research Fellow.docx

Applications close on Tuesday 29th January 2019

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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