Researcher (CENTRIC)

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
Grade 6 - £26,495 to £32,548 dependent on experience (fixed term until 30/04/2021)
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

The Centre of Excellence for Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research (CENTRIC) is looking for a researcher to contribute to a number of research projects, including MINDb4Act and PROPHETS. The MINDb4Act project aims at tackling radicalisation trends across Europe while PROPHETS is focused on the domains of online radicalisation, criminal organisation and human factors associated with cybercrime.

Within these projects you will participate as a member of a European-wide research team carrying out a range of research tasks including literature reviews, research design, requirements analysis, and best practices for policy development. A desire to understand the role and impact of technological factors on the security domain is essential.

You will play a key role in the success of these projects and they will provide the opportunity to develop research expertise in a wide range of areas within the security domain. You will develop strong links with universities, law enforcement agencies and industry, and have the opportunity to work closely with researchers and practitioners with a wide range of backgrounds and expertise.

You must have a good honours degree or equivalent in one of computing, information sciences, security studies, criminology or a related discipline, with a strong interest in the security domain, and have excellent communication and organisational skills. A PhD or equivalent is desirable.

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups

For non-EU applicants, we are unlikely to be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job (unless you are switching from a UK student visa), so you should only apply if you already have unrestricted permission to work in the UK.