Lecturer (Teaching and Admin) / Online Cybersecurity Programme Lead

Updated: 4 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 14 Jul 2024

Te Tari Pūhanga Pūmanawa Rorohiko │Computer Science and Software Engineering
Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time (37.5 hours) / Part-time hours negotiable
  • Fixed-Term position (3 years)

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Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
We have an exciting opportunity for a Pūkenga | Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) / Online Programme Lead to coordinate the delivery of UC's Cybersecurity Programme via the Tuihono | UC Online platform.

You will develop and implement clear strategic objectives to maintain programmes of academic excellence, whilst facilitating effective course delivery. You will demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to contribute and build an effective online community, whilst collaborating with industry, stakeholders (including an Industry Advisory Board), and the public. Communications skills will be important to promote the degree programme to key stakeholders, relevant industry networks, community, prospective and current students, and UC staff.

Mōu | Who You Are
You will have expertise in Cybersecurity, including security protocols and standards, threats and attacks, network security, underlying cryptographic techniques, penetration testing and system hardening, informed by recent developments in research / scholarship / creative work, as well as:

  • a Masters in Cybersecurity or a related area, along with relevant industry or teaching experience
  • a PhD in a relevant field, would be an advantage
  • demonstrated understanding of, and experience in, delivering effective teaching methods that enable a wide range of learners to succeed, particularly in an online environment
  • evidence of reflective learning and continuous professional development
  • a willingness to learn about bicultural and multicultural issues in Aotearoa New Zealand society, including a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and display a willingness to engage professionally with equity and diversity.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
You will work collaboratively with both Tuihono UC | UC Online and Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering. The Tuihono team has grown and developed over recent years to allow access to a wide variety of courses previously only available on campus. The online learning team are dedicated to providing high-quality online courses for students, professionals, and lifelong learners. You will be based in the Department of Computer Science.

For more information about Tuihono UC | UC Online, please visit UC Online | University of Canterbury

UC's Cybersecurity Programmes are being developed to provide industry-relevant education and produce computer science-related graduates who will successfully form the next generation of senior management in New Zealand's computer science-related industries.

Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering provides a collegial environment and we are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi and upholding the inherent values, cultural practices and traditions including te reo Māori, tikanga, and kawa as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri.

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • flexible working arrangements
  • supportive working environment
  • professional development and study opportunities
  • living in revitalised Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • a unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite cafés and eateries, and more.

For more information, please visit us: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

Please note this position is not a remote working role as you will be based on our Ilam campus.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 14 July 2024 (midnight NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place before the close date.

The salary range for this position on the Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) salary scale is, NZ$66,874-$117,730.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website  and should include a cover letter, resume and a 'summary' of your experience in and philosophy around delivering online learning material (to be amalgamated with your cover letter or resume)

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact, Professor Tim Bell, [email protected]

For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand  website, to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand.


Job Details
Reference # 19972
Posted on 14 Jun 2024
Closes on 14 Jul 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Education & Training, Engineering, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Tertiary Teaching
Job level(s) Academic
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document)
Position description 1 PD_Lect_TA in Cybersecurity.pdf
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