Posted on :
24 Apr, 2014
About the job:
CSIR Modelling and Digital Science is an operating unit with three competency areas focusing on Advanced Mathematical Modelling, Information Security, as well as Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems. The unit assists in the CSIR’s drive to strengthen Science, Engineering and Technology outputs and to develop human capital through a studentship programme for Master’s and Doctoral studies based on the research work done at the CSIR under the co-supervision of a CSIR expert.
The information security group is concerned with processes, methodologies and techniques used to protect information from unauthorized access. The major drive towards the establishment of this competency revolves around the need to develop a capability on information security systems. This is also driven by the need for research and development of technologies that can be deployed locally.
The Information Security Group focuses on four research areas, which are complementary to each other. The areas are Biometrics, Smartcard, Data mining and Network Security.
Applicants will be expected to conduct research towards a higher degree (Master’s) in smartcard operating systems, with particular emphasis on:
o Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering
o Applied Mathematics
Applicants must attach the following documents:
Applicants must be South African citizens.
Closing date: Open-ended
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The CSIR gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.The CSIR reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.