Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Cyber Security/Computer Systems

Coventry, United Kingdom
£33,806 - £41,536 / £39,159- £55,758 per annum
Nov 11, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 20, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 20/11/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £33,806 - £41,536 / £39,159- £55,758 per annum
Package  As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances
Job category/type Academic

Job description

The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is looking for a lecturer or assistant professor in Computer Science specialising in Cyber Security and/or Computer Systems.

The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University is one of the largest in the UK and is nationally and internationally renowned as a centre of innovation for its teaching, learning and research of computing subject areas. The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is one of three schools within the faculty and has a very successful suite of courses supported by excellent staff, teaching facilities and laboratories. The school is responsible for the development of a thriving portfolio of teaching and research. We offer undergraduate degrees in Business Information Technology, Computer Science, Computing, Ethical Hacking and Cyber security, Games Technology and Multimedia Computing. Our postgraduate courses include Data Science and Computational Intelligence,Computer Science, Network and Forensic Computing.

Coventry University has recently been awarded Gold in the teaching excellence framework (TEF) exercise and ranked second in the UK. In the Guardian University Guide 2018,Coventry is ranked 12th in the UK. Our commitment to teaching is one of the key drivers of our success and we invite applications from enthusiastic and inspiring academics that would like to join our team.

We are interested in expanding our cyber security and computer systems teaching team, particularly in the following areas:

  • Cyber security
  • Malware analysis
  • Network security
  • Systems security
  • Computer systems
  • Computer architecture
  • Operating systems

It is expected that this position will focus on the more technical areas of the subject though an understanding of other aspects of cyber security and computer science is essential.

You will be responsible for the delivery and support of learning, teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will work closely with the course teams to help provide the high-quality learning environment our students expect.

Candidates with a strong research record who are in a position to be returned at the next REF may be supported in their research through one of the Universities Research Centres, in particular, the new Research Centre in Data Science and High Performance Computing which is strongly linked to the School.

Applicants should hold a post-graduate degree in Computer Science or related subject.Professional qualification and/or membership and a PhD. Experience of working in higher education will be very useful and good programming skills required.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of your area of specialisation.

As one of Coventry's biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.

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