Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

London (Greater) (GB)
Grade 7, £46,292 to £54,534 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance
22 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of its strategic development, the Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity), starting in July 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in an area of Cybersecurity. They will be assigned to teach on the Department’s MSc in Cybersecurity (face to face and/or online), and may also be required to teach on other postgraduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and they will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in Cybersecurity. A wide range of research topics are of interest, including but not limited to, network and systems security, cyber-physical systems security, AI for security & the security of AI, privacy, security policies, human factors in and usable security and privacy, and formal methods for security and privacy. Outstanding candidates engaged in research and teaching which complements that of the existing members of the Department will be considered favourably.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Cybersecurity (CYS) group and will have the opportunity 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 - 100% full time equivalent.

The selection process will 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 17 March 2020 and interviews on 18 March 2020.

For an informal discussion please contact, Professor Luc Moreau via email at  

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

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