Research Fellow, Data Privacy Protection

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full Time, Fixed-Term Position until December 2019
  • Attractive salary + 17% Superannuation

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. The Role This is an exciting time for a Research Fellow to join the ARC / Data 61 projects. In this project, you will:

  • Provide technical means for possible solutions to privacy protection of individual records used in the production of statistical information.
  • Analyse and provide solutions to specific existing unsolved security and privacy problems in databases / data warehouses.
  • Identify new problematic scenarios in security and privacy and classify potential problems and develop possible solutions.

About You

You will hold a PhD in Computer Science support by some experience working within industry. You will possess an excellent track record in managing projects and working collaboratively with a variety of industries. 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 critical to your success in this role.

Our Organisation

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).

To Apply

For further information please contact Xun Yi 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 Sunday 31st March 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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