Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Cyber Security

United Kingdom
Jan 26, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The post holder will be expected to contribute to a thriving research community in cyber security, and computer science more broadly, as well as teaching on our dedicated cyber security courses.

To create and disseminate knowledge through initiating and conducting international-quality original research, through publication and by seeking external funding, and through developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in computer security and computer science.



Normally, a higher degree (usually PhD) in computer science, mathematics or a closely related field, or equivalent qualifications or experience

  • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within computer security
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/ research
  • Evidence of the ability to attract PhD students, to secure external grants from research councils, academic charities or industries, or to consult and work with industry is desirable. A demonstrated ability to balance long-term fundamental research with short-term applied projects would be beneficial




  • A growing international research record in computer science, evident from publications in leading international journals, is required, desirably with evidence of much impact.
  • Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation
  • Experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results
  • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods
  • Experience and achievement in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity


Teaching and learning

  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
  • Experience in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues
  • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability


Management and Administration

  • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes

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