Lecturer in Cyber Security

Shrivenham, United Kingdom
£44,001 to £49,048 per annum with potential progression to £61,309 per annum
25 May 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department Cranfield Defence and Security
Based at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £44,001 to £49,048 per annum with potential progression to £61,309 per annum
Apply by 12/06/2022

Role Description

The Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information & Cyber is Cranfield’s focal point for research, education and consultancy into electronic attack, electronic protection and electronic warfare support, information and all aspects of cyber and cyber systems. Our capabilities are widely respected within the defence and security sector, serving an extensive range of students, clients and organisations.

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for research and teaching in the area of Cyber Security.  You will have a significant impact on the shape and future direction of our high-quality teaching, research and consultancy at postgraduate level.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Inspirational module leadership, design and delivery of MSc and Continuing Professional Development Short Courses
  • Contribute to the enhancement of quality in teaching within the Centre and the School. Act as an internal and external subject matter expert
  • Pursue research personally and/or part of a team, and present the findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings
  • Supervision of PhD and MSc research including acting as internal and external examiners

About You

You will have a PhD (or nearing completion) in an appropriate field such as cyber security or cyber operations.  You will have experience publishing and presenting research to others, working with multi-disciplinary teams in a research or academic environment and a good working knowledge of foundational cyber security concepts.  Research and/or a teaching specialism that aligns to the groups within the centre or the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK) is essential. 

Fellowship of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) or willingness to work towards it is desirable.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

 How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact David James at