Lecturer in Cyber Security

University of Plymouth

United Kingdom

Work at a place where you feel valued and enjoy spending time. An environment where imagination is important and creativity counts. At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community. Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research. In return, we offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics within the Faculty of Science and Engineering is seeking to appoint up to two posts to strengthen and complement its teaching and research activity in cybersecurity. Home to the Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research (CSCAN) and the Maritime Cyber Threats Research Group, the School has a longstanding and vibrant research environment, recently graduating its 100th doctoral student, and is active across national and internationally funded projects. It also supports specialist degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in addition to supporting the wider computing programmes and subject area.

You must be able to demonstrate a significant commitment to, and experience in teaching & learning. You will be expected to contribute to the school’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses, which may involve summer schools, internationalisation activities (including overseas delivery opportunities) and other widening participation activities. You will also be expected to take part in curriculum development and course management as required.

You should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and be able to demonstrate a track-record in research. It is highly desirable that your research expertise will align to or complement one of the School’s two cybersecurity research groups.

Further information about the school is available at www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/school-of-computing-electronics-and-mathematics/computing

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Professor Nathan Clarke by email (nclarke@plymouth.ac.uk).

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 15th September 2019

This is a full time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.


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