Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Computing / Cyber-Security

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
Lecturer: £34,304 - £39,739 per annum Senior Lecturer: £40,927 - £50,296 per annum
09 May 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Computing / Cyber-Security x 2


Full Time 1.0 FTE – Multiple Positions Available


The Faculty wishes to appoint inspirational Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Computer Cybersecurity/Computer Forensics to help shape our existing and new computing programmes in the School of Engineering, Technology and Design provision.  We would welcome experience in the following, but not exclusively in areas of;

  • Computing
  • Databases
  • Data Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Forensic Investigation

You will have the opportunity to join a growing team of computing and engineering educators and researchers at the start of the new School of Engineering, Technology and Design’s journey.  The academic opportunity to contribute to the School’s full-time undergraduate, postgraduate and degree apprenticeship provision, and growing research and development activities in the School. 

The computing courses have adopted into their curriculum problem-based/CDIO curriculum which aims to produce work-ready computing graduates that can research, develop, implement and operate inclusive technology solutions for society’s benefit.  In the computing and engineering we are keen to develop learning opportunities on data and cyber security for undergraduate, postgraduate, apprentices and industry CPD short courses to support region and national industry’s computer security.

The Person

We value and welcome applications from diverse range of computing professionals from both;

  • Academic and industry/commercial
  • Experienced and early career professionals
  • Academic and Commercial experience
  • R&D and applied practice

We are developing an inclusive, supportive and flexible working environment which aims to be a model of best practice. We are also keen to attract staff who will embrace the benefits of working/researching with industry.  

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the computing provision being developed at the University and to work with a wide range of partners to transform education in the region.

.Applications are welcomed from candidates who have industrial/police experience in computing, computer forensics and/or cybersecurity and those who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity. 

Candidates who want to return to work after a career break, would be welcomed, professional development to develop individuals to be engineering educators will be provided.

Additional Information.

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world-famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

.Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

Canterbury Christ Church University is committed to equality of opportunity, supporting and encouraging underrepresented groups as well as valuing diversity. We promote wider inclusion through our policies such as the Race Equality Charter, StoneWall for LGBT+ groups and the Disability Confident Scheme, guaranteeing an interview to all disabled candidates which meet the essential criteria for our roles.

We aim to create an inclusive working culture in which all employees feel valued. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, which are currently underrepresented throughout Canterbury Christ Church. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities. We also welcome applications from LGB, Trans and Non-binary candidates. All applications decisions and progression opportunities through the University will be determined by personal merit only.


Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity.

Start date for applications:                         14th April 2022

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th June 2022

Interviews are to be held: Monday 27th June 2022

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below.  To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page: www.canterbury.ac.uk

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Debbie Pentecost, Debbie.pentecost@canterbury.ac.uk (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number REQ02982

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.