EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Security and Forensics

Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Posted
16 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
14 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join us to play a key role in delivering our strategic ambitions

Lecturer in Security and Forensics – Permanent


It’s an exciting time to join us! As an ambitious university we are aiming to deliver on our strategic vision to grow our academic reputation and deliver an unrivalled student experience. 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. 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).  

As a forward thinking institution, 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. As an inclusive employer, we actively encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups.  

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 Security and Forensics you will developing our undergraduate and post graduate modules in digital forensics, e-health, malware analysis and incident response. In addition, you will also contribute towards other programmes in our portfolio. This will include teaching and developing modules in subject areas including cyber security, network security, cryptography, virtualisation and cybercrime. 

You will develop strong links to the security industry and law enforcement with an aim to developing your own interests in related emerging areas. 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.

A developing track record in research publications, income generation and research grants is essential. You will have the opportunity to contribute to research as a member of our Advanced Blockchain Identity Lab and our training Security Operations Centre (SOCLAB). You will be encouraged to engage in interdisciplinary research with colleagues in other areas within the School and externally.  

As a lecturer, you will work within a vibrant research and teaching group, where you will initially have 30% of your time dedicated to building research. There is support for travel to conferences, purchasing equipment and developing your network. We offer a range of development including our Research and Innovation Office who support grant funding applications. Lastly, you will be mentored by a Professor and we aim to have you quickly join a PhD student supervisory team.

Who we are looking for
Applicants must demonstrate:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.  
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile 
  • Continuous professional/academic development
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes in Security and Forensics
  • Evidence of research led teaching and/or training
  • Academic achievement including international/national standing, research outputs, income generation and academic leadership
  • A willingness to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online

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Benefits We Offer

Grade 6: £Competitive with excellent benefits

Additional Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mark Smith on 01314552225 or email m.smith3@napier.ac.uk
           
Closing date for applications, midnight Tuesday 14 May 2018. 

Shortlisting will take place w/c 13 and 20 May 

Interviews will take place w/c 27 May and 3 June 

Grade 6 Salary: GBP 39609 - GBP 48677 

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