Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

London (GB)
Grade 8, £54,853 - £63,051 per annum inclusive of £3,223 London Weighting Allowance per annum
13 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Department :    Informatics

The Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity) and Director of our new Online MSc in Cybersecurity. The position is available from Summer 2019.

The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in an area of Cybersecurity. They will become the Director of our new Online MSc in Cybersecurity (planned to be launched in 2020). The appointed candidate will lead and ensure the delivery of an excellent standard of online educational provision and student experience, with appropriate support from the department. 

Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in Cybersecurity. The Department seeks to strengthen its expertise in this area, so candidates engaged in research and teaching which complements that of the existing members of the Department will be considered favourably. A wide range of research topics are of interest in the area of Cybersecurity including network and system security, cyber-physical systems security, AI for security, the security of AI, privacy, security policies, human factors in security, and formal methods for security and privacy.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Cybersecurity (CYS) group and will be expected to contribute to the Security Hub (see and to the King's EPSRC-NCSC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research (ACE-CSR). Research collaboration across research groups, with departmental hubs and with other Departments in the Faculty and across the College is strongly encouraged. 

Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.

Applicants must have a PhD, an excellent publication record, and the ability to attract research funding. It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment required to contribute to the further development of the research standing of the Department of Informatics, and to make a full contribution to teaching and administrative activities.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full-time post.

The selection process will take place over two days and include a presentation and a panel interview. The candidates will have the opportunity to meet members of the department on the presentation day. Presentations are scheduled to be held on the week commencing 06 May 2019.

Grade and Salary :    Grade 8, £54,853 - £63,051 per annum inclusive of £3,223 London Weighting Allowance per annum    
Job ID :    011492
Close Date :    14-Apr-2019
Contact Person :    Professor Luc Moreau    
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