Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Digital Policing

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
£36,382 - £51,800
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Computer & Information Sciences (CIS) at Northumbria University delivers creative teaching and conducts world-class research in our award-winning, state-of-the-art building. Located at the heart of Northumbria’s campus in the centre of the vibrant city of Newcastle, our Department is a bustling hub of innovation and talent. We are diverse and inclusive, with a strong focus on equality. We are proud of our community contributions, at local, national and international levels. The degree programmes we offer benefit from strong relationships with partners in business and industry, and our graduates are well-prepared for work or further study. Our research targets some of the biggest challenges we currently face, including global health and wellbeing, sustainability, safety and security, and digital living and learning. In the most recent REF exercise (REF2021) we returned 88% of eligible staff (64.4 FTE) in the Computer Science and Informatics UoA.

We are seeking to make an appointment to complement and expand our research and teaching capability in the areas of digital forensics, digital investigationsand cybercrime. The post has a specific focus on our Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA), an academic and professional programme jointly delivered by officers from Northumbria Police and academic staff from across Northumbria University.

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 a publication profile and track record of bidding for external income that is appropriate for the post.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Professor Martyn Amos (Acting Head of Department), or Philip Anderson

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4. 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.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022