Application Deadline : 13 Oct 2011
Salary : £33,734 – £37,990
Based in the Systems Centre and the Cryptography Group, you will have skills in network security and computer forensics to work on a European Union funded project exploring the design and implementation of new approaches for detection of and response to Internet abuse.
You will focus on the analysis of emerging threats and on understanding the risk environment, identifying opportunities for improvement of existing, or development of new, methods and tools for detection, response and investigation of network breaches and advanced software-based attacks.
The role will require interaction with law enforcement agencies and legal practitioners, so having the ability to develop a good understanding of legal issues surrounding the abuse of the Internet will be an asset.
You will be responsible for:
requirements collection and specification;
architecting and prototyping tools that implement novel ways of analysis of and response to network threats;
overseeing part of tools development and testing;
liaising with law enforcement or other legal practitioners as required and participating in project meetings and dissemination actions as required;
any other related function.
If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed-term or a permanent contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research experience. Further information can be found at www.bristol.ac.uk/personnel/ftc/