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Research Fellow/Postdoc

Two-year post-doc position at the ANU, join the project "Privacy-preserving record linkage on multiple large databases", led by Peter Christen (ANU) and Vassilios Verykios (Hellenic Open U., Greece).

Location: Canberra, Australia

The Information and Human Centered Computing Research Group held within the Research School of Computer Science, ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow on a two year fixed term appointment to join the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project "Privacy-preserving record linkage on multiple large databases", led by Associate Professor Peter Christen and Associate Professor Vassilios Verykios (Hellenic Open University, Greece). The aim of the project is to develop new techniques that will allow automated and accurate linking of multiple large databases while preserving the privacy of the data to be linked.

A PhD in (privacy-preserving) record linkage (data matching, entity resolution), privacy-preserving data mining, or related areas (statistics, data mining, machine learning, or knowledge engineering) is essential, as is a strong publication record, prototype software development and experience with experimental evaluation. The successful appointee will be expected to initiate his/her own research within the project's themes, assist in the supervision of research students, and publish in top-tier journals and conferences. To be considered for this position, applicants must address the selection criteria, accompanied by a detailed CV and a list of at least two referees.

As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates may be required to meet and present a seminar to members of the College in addition to an interview.

Learn more and apply online here.

For further information about the position, please contact
Associate Professor Peter Christen - P: 02 6125 5690, E:

Closing date: 22 May 2013

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