Aura Professor of Cyber Security
- Newly created position
- Seeking expertise in information security assessment and penetration testing
- Hybrid position with academic and security industry responsibilities
The University of Waikato seeks applicants for the position of Aura Professor of Cyber Security.
Cyber security represents a large growth industry, which both tertiary and private sector organisations are collaborating on. The University of Waikato and NZ’s leading cyber security consultancy firm Aura Information Security are jointly seeking applicants for an exciting new position within the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences based in Hamilton. The Aura Professor of Cyber Security will be expected to contribute to both the research and teaching programmes of the University and the research and consulting programme of Aura Information Security. The focus of the research programme for the University and Aura is in penetration testing, but expertise in other areas of cyber security will also be helpful.
This position will suit an ambitious academic with an outstanding teaching and research record and a strong interest in engagement with the cyber security industry, as well as research and development leaders in the cyber security industry, who wishes to operate in an academic environment. Salary is negotiable.
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At the University of Waikato we define ourselves by our academic and research excellence and the strength of our international connections. Our distinctiveness is driven by our focus on sustainability, our commitment to Māori learning and research, and our role as leaders and innovators.
Our motto, Ko te Tangata, underlines our acknowledgement of the Treaty of Waitangi, equal opportunity for all, the importance of collegiality, and the individuals who are our staff, students and stakeholders.
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To apply – please click on ‘Apply Now’ using reference WKTpcs0418 addressing your cover letter and resume to Kirsten Henderson of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 9 282 4240 for further information.