The giCentre is seeking a Research Associate in Visualisation to work on the EU funded Project DiSIEM. The post is on researching Interactive Visualisation methods for Supporting Decision-Making in Diverse Cyber-Security Systems.
The post-holder will be doing research on designing and developing novel interactive visualisation mechanisms to enable cyber security experts to better understand, evaluate and take action in response to the dynamic and increasingly heterogeneous data sources available related to the state of an organisation's digital systems.
The position is within the H2020 funded “DiSIEM – Diversity Enhancements for SIEMs” and is for a fixed term of 36 months and is available from 1 September 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter. The project is coordinated by University of Lisbon and the consortium also has 5 industrial partners, EDP, ATOS, Amadeus, Digital MR, and Fraunhofer Institute. The project is an innovation action and in addition to excellent research, we strive to deliver deployable quality solutions.
You will be based within the giCentre, and in addition to the partners from the project, you will be working closely with researchers from both giCentre and City's CSR research centre.
We expect you to have a PhD degree (either awarded or thesis submitted) or equivalent research experience in a relevant discipline possibly within Computer Science or related fields. We will be looking for expertise and publication record in visualisation, visual-analytics, human-computer interaction, and human factors in visualisation design. In addition, knowledge in machine-learning and/or data mining approaches to data analysis is beneficial for the project.
The salary for the post will be according to the salary scale table available here and the starting level is Grade 5b 31. Currently, the deadline for the application is 15 June 2016.
For questions and/or to have a discussion about the project and the post, please feel free to contact Cagatay Turkay (Cagatay.Turkay.firstname.lastname@example.org). Further details and the application forms are available through City's application system on this link.