Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Job Description
School of Computing & Digital Technologies

The Department of Computing at Staffordshire University has an exciting award portfolio comprising a range of highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes delivered on-campus, at overseas partners, and via distance learning, all with a key focus on practical scholarship, industry relevance and employability.

The Department is keen to appoint an enthusiastic individual who will contribute to academic development in the area of cyber security. It is expected that you would have a record of research in the area (or be building one) and have the potential to develop academic and research leadership in these areas. You would be expected to engage with enterprise activity and support/lead on research bids. In addition, it is essential that you have a willingness to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of cyber security including encryption/decryption, security protocols, malicious software and secure programming, hacking and counter hacking strategies and techniques, relevant legal and ethical issues; cyber warfare, cybercrime and cyber terrorism, together with evidenced commitment to pursue relevant professional certifications.

The team of staff you would be joining teach and support the delivery of modules with both a practical and theoretical focus. You would be expected to develop and lead on many aspects of cyber security, implementation, and evaluation.

You will be student focused, team-orientated and flexible with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. You will have a first degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and possess, or be nearing completion, of a related postgraduate degree. Recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE in either face to face or distance learning mode is desirable, as is experience of module leadership and development.

Should you wish to discuss this vacancy informally before making an application please contact: Russell Campion, (Email): r.j.campion@staffs.ac.uk, (Tel): 01782 293464

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

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