EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Cyber Security

Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary
£40,322-£49,553
Posted
25 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2019
Ref
26723
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date: 22/10/2019
Salary: £40,322-£49,553
Package: plus excellent benefits

Job description

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 Cyber Security you will develop our successful undergraduate NCSC BEng and post graduate MSc programme as well as other programmes in our portfolio. This will include teaching and developing modules in subject areas including cyber security, network security, digital forensics, e-health, malware analysis, incident response, 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 and collaborate 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 personal professional/academic development
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes  in Cyber Security
  • 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

 Competitive with excellent benefits.

Additional Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Kirstin Crabbe on 0131 455 3524 or email k.crabbe@napier.ac.uk 

Closing date: 22nd October 2019 (midnight GMT)
Shortlisting: w/c 28th October 2019

Interviews will take place in early- mid November 2019

Grade 6 Salary: GBP 40,322-GBP 49,553

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here