Lecturer in Cyber Security

Lanarkshire (GB)
£36,914 - £49,552
10 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences
Lanarkshire Campus
Lecturer in Cyber Security
£36,914 - £49,552
Full-time: 35 hours per week

The University of the West of Scotland is a leading-edge modern University driving an ambitious strategy for high-quality teaching and excellent research with a global engagement agenda to reflect the needs of the 21st Century workplace.  The School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences at UWS is well established in addition to being an internationally recognised multidisciplinary academic centre.  The School is seeking to grow its Cyber Security team through the full-time appointment of a Lecturer in the areas of Cyber/Network Security, and Digital Forensics.

This is an exciting time to be joining the University as our MEng and MSc Cyber Security programmes, at our award-winning Lanarkshire Campus, continue to grow. We are looking for a highly motivated individual, committed to develop, and deliver, high quality, engaging and compelling education in our dedicated teaching labs to influence the direction of our Cyber Security Education and Research.

We would welcome applications from individuals with relevant industrial and/or research experience in one or more of the fields of Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and Network/Information Security to inspire the next generation of Cyber Security professionals. Candidates with experience in developing NCSC-accredited or other leading industry certification programmes are particularly encouraged to apply.

The post will be based at our Lanarkshire Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations and will contribute to our international activity as required. The School’s research is organised into a close and sociable community of industry-focused inter-disciplinary research groups and the successful applicant should exhibit the ability to proactively collaborate ensuring future external income and enhance the impact of their commercial activities/research.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.  UWS has the Athena SWAN Bronze Award, is a Disability Confident employer, and welcomes applications from under-represented groups; as such we particularly encourage applications supporting our diversity agenda.

Interested parties may also wish to contact Sean Sturley, School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences (Tel:  01698 894417 or e-mail:

Further Information, including details of how to apply, are available at

Closing Date:    Monday 10th February 2020

Interview Date: Friday 6th March 2020

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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