Lecturer in Cyber Security

Updated: 9 days ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Deadline: 07 Jun 2021

Lecturer in Cyber Security
Grade 6 (£40,322 to £49,553 per annum)
Excellent benefits package

Two Lectureship Posts in Cyber Security

Who we are

It's an exciting time to join us! We are an ambitious university, operating at the leading edge of our academic disciplines in research, pedagogy and professional practice. We are looking for passionate and ambitious academic staff to deliver innovative, research-led teaching programmes.

Our School of Computing is home to 70 academics, 1400 students and holds professional accreditation from the British Computer Society, with some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in the UK.

The role

As a Lecturer in Cyber Security you will develop our successful NCSC undergraduate BEng and postgraduate MSc programmes, as well as other programmes in our portfolio. This will include teaching and developing modules in areas such as cyber security, cryptography, network security, digital forensics, malware analysis, incident response, virtualisation and cybercrime.

Our ideal candidate must demonstrate enthusiasm for working with industry in applied research and in the development of teaching to enhance the employability of our graduates. You will develop strong links to the security industry and law enforcement, with an aim to developing your own interests in related emerging areas.  A focus for all our academic staff is to maximise networks, build relationships with industry to deliver income growth, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and internationalise our work with a focus on Transnational Education Programmes (TNE).

In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to research as a member of one of our research centres. A developing track record in research publications, income generation and research grants is essential. You will work within a vibrant research and teaching group where you will initially have up to a third of your time dedicated to building research, and you will be encouraged to engage and collaborate in interdisciplinary research with colleagues in other areas within the School and externally.

Please click here  to visit our recruitment page, for the job description click here .

Please click here to hear about the role from Professor Bill Buchanan.

What you can expect

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our gender pay gap is currently one of the lowest in the sector. We support flexible part-time working. We actively encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups.

Who we are looking for

  • PhD in a relevant discipline. 
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile.
  • Continuous personal professional/academic development.
  • High quality teaching/learning and research activity  in Cyber Security.
  • Evidence of research led teaching and/or training.
  • A willingness to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online.

Additional Information

Salary:  Grade 6 (£40,322 to £49,553 per annum)

Your Application

For an informal conversation about the role please contact the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver, by contacting Tom Mellor at tom.mellor@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0) 20 7340 6234.

Applications should consist of a covering letter addressing suitability against the person specification and a full curriculum vitae.

Applications can be uploaded at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies , quoting reference number 5157.

The closing date for applications is Monday 7th June 2021 at 12noon.

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