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UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1# 014536

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the Centre for Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Investigation working on the H2020 funded INSPECTr project. The principal objective of INSPECTr will be to develop a shared intelligence platform and a novel process for gathering, analysing, prioritising and presenting key data to help in the prediction, detection and management of crime in support of multiple agencies at local, national and international level. This data will originate from the outputs of free and commercial digital forensic tools complemented by online resource gathering.

Using both structured and unstructured data as input, the developed platform will facilitate the ingestion and homogenisation of this data with increased levels of automisation, allowing for interoperability between outputs from multiple data formats.

Various knowledge discovery techniques will allow the investigator to visualise and bookmark important evidential material and export it to an investigative report. In addition to providing basic and advanced (cognitive) cross-correlation analysis with existing case data, this technique will aim to improve knowledge discovery across exhibit analysis within a case, between separate cases and ultimately, between inter-jurisdictional investigations.

INSPECTr will deploy big data analytics, cognitive machine learning and blockchain approaches to significantly improve digital and forensics capabilities for pan-European Law Enforcement Agencies.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project:

  • Contribute to the analytic capabilities of the platform being developed, by enhancing the project’s computer vision applications

  • Support the highly collaborative nature of the project by working alongside a range of industry and law enforcement consortium partners.

Competition closes:  8th June 2022

Apply Below (Ref: 014536)


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