Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Cyber Security or Digital Forensics

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - 51,034
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Computer & Information Sciences at Northumbria University is situated in a new state-of-the-art £7m Computer and Information Sciences building at the heart of our city centre campus in Newcastle upon Tyne, providing a stunning learning and teaching environment for students and staff.

The Department has research strengths in AI and machine learning, networks and cyber security, HCI and social computing, data science and information systems. You will contribute to an area of cyber security or digital forensics to further enhance research, enterprise and teaching. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high quality academic outputs and inform teaching and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

We are seeking to make an appointment to complement and expand our research and teaching capability in the areas of cyber security or digital forensics. Northumbria has two well-established UG programmes in Computer and Digital Forensics and Computer Networks and Cyber Security as well as a specialist MSc in Cyber Security and is one of the earliest providers of such programmes in the UK.

The successful candidate must hold a first degree and be qualified to doctoral level in a relevant discipline, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. A proven ability to deliver high quality research and teaching is essential, together with an appropriate publication profile and track record of bidding for external income.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Shaun Lawson:

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1st January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.


Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019

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