Associate Professor in Cyber Security and Computer Networks

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022


Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

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Employment Type

Full time

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Faculty of Science & Engineering

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  • Job Description (PDF, 101.66kb)

  • Expectations of Academics (PDF, 175.14kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world's top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.

    About the role:

    We're seeking to recruit a high calibre academic to work in the School of Computing and Information Science (CIS) based at our Cambridge campus. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct teaching and research in general computing topics and have specific interests in Cyber Security and Computer Networks. The position will also require the preparation of funding bids for research funding, to generate external income, supervision of research students and the development and maintenance of collaborative links with industry.

    The areas of specialism to be covered include: cyber security, computer networks, information and data security, cloud computing, security management and governance, and IT infrastructure. Sound knowledge of both the underpinning theory and practical skills needed in the agreed areas is expected. This role will be based in Cambridge, please note that the post- holder will be required to travel to other sites and overseas as necessary.

    With a PhD in a relevant discipline, and experience of teaching in a higher education setting, you will have excellent written and oral communication and be able to think innovatively. With a strong background in computer science, you'll be creative and motivated with an enthusiastic approach. You'll have a record of academic achievements consistent with your current career level. You will be able to work co-operatively and as part of a team with a willingness to contribute to the collective life of the Faculty.

    Informal enquiries to Dr Erika Sanchez, Deputy Head of School at

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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    Anglia Ruskin University is amongst the most prestigious universities located in East Anglia, United Kingdom. The origins of the university can be traced back to the year 1858 when John Ruskin founded the Cambridge School of Art. With time, the...