Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
£ 38,460 - £ 48,677
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty/Directorate:  ‘Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media’

Salary Info:  Grade G   £ 38,460 - £ 48,677

Contract Type:   Permanent , Full-time

Advert Closing Date:   13 December 2018 

Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Reference: T-60475905-02 

De Montfort University (DMU) is a vibrant, ambitious institution. Characterised by strong leadership and an international outlook, DMU achieved a TEF Gold ranking for its teaching quality and prestigious awards for its #DMUGlobal initiative. This is testament to an ongoing focus on teaching and learning, a research portfolio that is worth millions of pounds and enviable links with industry. Located within Leicester's cosmopolitan city centre, DMU's £136 million campus transformation is creating the modern, inspiring environments our students and staff deserve. 

Faculty / Directorate

The School of Computer Science and Informatics is based within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media. It offers a wide range of courses to other undergraduates and postgraduates in line with emergent demand and the nature of these fast-moving, competitive disciplines. We have a solid track record of ground-breaking research and in REF2014, nearly 60% of the School's research was considered to be world leading or internationally excellent. As a subject, Computer Science is ranked 309/500 in the Shanghai Ranking of Universities. Alongside the university as a whole, we have huge ambitions for the future in terms of our offering to students and the quality and scale of our research.


Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence evidenced by its TEF Gold ranking. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus. 

Ideal Candidate 

The successful candidate will contribute the School's taught provision in Digital Forensics, Cyber Threat Intelligence Incident Response or Penetration Testing, in particular in relation to Industrial Control Systems. The individual is expected to be a member of the Cyber Technology Institute (CTI) ( and contribute actively to its Airbus Centre of Excellence in SCADA Cyber Security and Forensics Research and its wider research and innovation agenda, including industry collaboration. The CTI is supported by Airbus, BT, Deloitte, and Rolls-Royce through its industry advisory board . The successful candidates are expected to actively contribute to the CTI's professional development programme, its commercial offerings and its international outreach activities as well as contribute to the development of our undergraduate taught and apprenticeship programmes. 

To discuss the post further please contact Dr. Ali Albayatti, Subject Group
Leader (