Lecturer in Computer Science - Cyber Security

University of Salford

United Kingdom

August 14, 2022


Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

14/08/2022, 23:50

Primary Location

Salford - Peel Park Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

Contract Type

Full Time Permanent




Working with us as a Lecturer in Computer Science - Cyber Security

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security domain expert to join us as Lecturer in Cyber Security, as we deliver inspirational and engaging teaching and supervision, and help drive strong outcomes for our undergrad and postgrad students.

Are you highly motivated, independent, and passionate about research and teaching? And are you switched on by producing high-quality, impactful research outputs?

We're welcoming applications from people at the beginning of their academic career as well as more experienced practitioners who can already demonstrate leadership in research, teaching and enterprise.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from people with experience across the range of Forensics, Information Security, Privacy, Network Security and Applied Cryptography. Having CISSP, CISM, ISMS, CREST or GIAC certificates would be an asset.

Ideal candidates will have already gained a PhD in Cyber Security or a related topic and have some experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. However, we are also interested in hearing from suitably qualified candidates from industry who can demonstrate equivalent experience and ability.

We strive constantly to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment and celebrate our diverse University community.

At Salford you'll be encouraged to innovate, be courageous and be unstoppable in working to the shared goal of delivering an outstanding, career and life changing experience for our students and impacting the industries and communities we serve.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Laura Miller – l.miller3@salford.ac.uk

Computer Science at The University of Salford

We're investing in people, technology, and facilities to fuel the growth and impact of Computer Science and related specialist provision at the University of Salford – a powerhouse of industry engaged digital innovation in Greater Manchester.

We're searching for the best teaching and research talent to develop the next generation of Computer Scientists, AI specialists, Software Engineers, Cyber Security experts and Data Scientists. Building on our rich heritage of industry engagement we're looking to accelerate impactful research and enterprise in this vibrant academic area.

Join us and be part of a diverse, future facing team that's deeply engaged with Industry, constantly evolving to unlock innovation and passionate about educating future digital technology professionals.

What's in it for you?

Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.

Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy additional holiday days

Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working subject to business requirements

Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential

Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.

Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.

However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong - watch us in action here!

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Established in 1967, the University of Salford is a leading public institution of higher education and research in Salford, Great Manchester, New England. It was originally set up as Royal Technical Institute in 1896, transforming into the College of Advanced...