Lecturer in Cyber Security

Kingston University
February 26, 2024
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Lecturer in Cyber Security


Faculty of Engineering, Computing & the Environment


School of Computer Science and Mathematics

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  • The School of Computer Science and Mathematics seeks to appoint an inspirational Lecturer in Cyber Security, with a broad range of skills across the field including threat intelligence, ethical hacking, digital forensics, cryptography as well as knowledge of artificial intelligence methods for threat mitigation and other cyber security challenges. The knowledge of emerging technologies, such as blockchain, quantum cryptography, cyber- physical systems, 5G/6G security etc – would be an advantage.

    You will join a thriving academic community, leading the cyber security agenda at Kingston University, through its Cyber and Digital Innovation Hub as part of the new Town House Strategy of the University. Students in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics have full access to the state-of-the-art cyber security laboratories and software to pursue academic excellence in research and education in areas of computer science including cyber security, networks, user experience design, games, artificial intelligence and data science – across two departments: Networks and Digital Media and Computer Science.

    The Person

    The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate knowledge in the relevant areas of computer science and will be ready to adopt and practice innovative pedagogic methods and develop their research potential and professional practice to produce outputs of the standard required for REF submission. It is essential that the candidate has a doctoral level qualification and appropriate research and professional skills in a relevant area of computer science.

    The provision of high-quality, student-centred, innovative teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will be the main focus underpinning excellence demonstrated in the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cybersecurity Education, awarded a Silver Award by the NCSC, an educational arm of GCHQ. Our flagship MSc in Network and Information Security course enjoys full certification by the NCSC (GCHQ).

    By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained). For those new to teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

    The Faculty

    If there's one thing we stand for above all else at Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment, it's active, problem-based learning. In short, making sure our students leave us ready for the challenges of the 21st century. Our challenging curricula and outstanding facilities combine across two campuses to deliver undergraduate, postgraduate and research opportunities in civil engineering and construction, aerospace and aircraft engineering and mechanical and automotive engineering. Join us and you'll be part of an environment that prides its facilities – from concrete materials and geotechnical laboratories to global navigation satellite systems equipment and facilities for exploring fluid dynamics, engine testing and aerospace.

    Further information

    This is a full time, permanent position with a starting salary of £43,187 per annum.

    Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 7th March 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Jay Kiruthika, Interim Head of Department of Networks and Digital Media or Professor Vesna Brujic-Okretic, Head of School of Computer Science and Mathematics.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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