Cisco Research Chairs - Critical Infrastructure and Security and Defence

  • University of Canberra
  • Australia, ACT
  • May 20, 2023

Job Description:

• Partner with the University and Cisco to develop research leadership and industry engagement across Defence and Government.
• Attractive salary at the Academic Level D or Level E +17% Super
• Full Time, Continuing Opportunity

Our exciting new partnership between the University and global technology company Cisco has cultivated new opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity that is offering not only a research focus but industry engagement and connections as part of Cisco’s National Industry Innovation Network (NIIN).

With the benefit of global partnerships, this is a sensational opportunity to apply your research focus expertise with industry lead research.

Drive research and industry engagement across Defence and a broad range of sectors to solve critical problems while ensuring there is grant funding and industry investment to establish a commitment to new technology solutions and capabilities.

Jointly funded by the University and Cisco, you will be supported by the Cisco & UC Alliance Manager, to develop, build and lead an innovative research program that will build capacity in digital security and critical infrastructure.

There are two positions available as part of this recruitment.


We are open to receiving applications from candidates at a Academic Level D that are looking to develop into an Academic Level E.

Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation is required.

Please ensure you take the time to align your CV with the Position Description requirements.

Download File Research Chair Security and Defence

Download File Research Chair Critical Infrastructure

We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

Before submitting an application: Staff intending to apply should consult with their supervisor and Director/Dean about their potential release, should they be successful in being recommended for the position.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position must have valid Australian working rights at the time of submission.

For job specific information: please contact Ms Erin Stacey, Cisco Alliance Manager via email [email protected]

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 11th June 2023