Senior Research Associate - School of Computing and Communications

Lancaster, Lancashire (GB)
£34,804 - £40,322
15 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Ref: A2967-R

Job Title: Senior Research Associate

Department: School of Computing and Communications

Salary: £34,804 - £40,322

Closing Date: 20 July 2020

Contract: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint one Post-Doctoral Research Associate, to conduct cutting edge research covering cyber security, privacy, and systems security. This research will tie into existing areas of interest within the Security Lancaster Institute, including Cloud computing, Critical infrastructure protection, and Cyber physical systems.

You will work primarily on research spanning the aforementioned themes, with additional responsibilities aligned to the ongoing development and management of Security Lancaster’s iDiD Testbeds:

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals with experience in relevant aspects of Computer Science. You must be able to demonstrate (via research publications) a research background in one or more of the following areas: Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Computing, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cyber Physical Systems, Mobile Computing, Software Testing.

The School of Computing and Communications offers a highly inclusive and stimulating environment for career development, and you will be exposed to a range of further opportunities over the course of this post. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

This Post-Doctoral Research Associate position is available as fixed term for 24 months in the first instance.

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof. Neeraj Suri, email:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.