Deakin University seeks to hire four outstanding PhD candidates at the School of Information Technology. The successful candidate will participate in the activities of the Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI) and the Security and Privacy Research in IoT (SPYRIT) lab. The lab focuses on theoretical advances for cyberspace, network and systems security for the Internet of Things (IoT). This includes research topics such as: security protocols, IoT security, cyber physical systems, Blockchain security, privacy-preserving techniques, etc.
The University offers a 3-year PhD scholarship of AU$27,596 per annum (tax exempt). Top-up scholarships for an amount of $10K to $23K per annum will be available for exceptional applicants.
You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a dynamic and growing centre
A First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) or Master degree (with research component) in computer science or mathematics
A proven interest in computer security and/or related topics
Excellent written and oral English skills
Commitment, team worker, self-motivated and a critical mind
Strong academic performance, programming and mathematical skills
Applications should be written in English and include the following documents:
Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, list of publications)
Transcript of grades from all university-level courses taken
Contact information for 3 referees