Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor positions

Lancaster University
December 01, 2023
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Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor positions

Security and Protection Science Closing Date: Friday 01 December 2023 Interview Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Reference: 1325-23

Join us as we build a community of academics dedicated to helping keep nations, organisations and citizens safe and secure.

We are investing £19m to recruit up to 33 of the best and most creative academics to tackle a wide range of societal and technological security challenges. Lancaster University is ranked in the top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2024 and is the only university in the North West of England that has attained National Cyber Security Centre recognition as an Academic Centre of Excellence in both Cyber Security Research and Education, along with delivering an NCSC Certified Master's Degree.

Building on our reputation as one of the UK's largest cyber and data research communities, this investment is transforming our capacity and capability to support the once-in-a-generation opportunity represented by the arrival of the National Cyber Force in Lancashire and the impact of the creation of the North West Cyber Corridor that links us to GCHQ in Manchester. Successful candidates will be able to protect dedicated time in Research, Teaching or Engagement for the first two years to help drive our vision of international excellence in security and protection science. We're looking for people who will:

  • Deliver a truly world-class education experience in cyber-security and data science for undergraduates, postgraduates and senior management through BSc, BA, MSc, MA and EMBA programmes.
  • Work together to offer a distinctive research capability that creates new approaches to cyber security and improved understanding of its social and economic impact, and that is recognised as a beacon of internationally excellent research.
  • Benefit from an outstanding research culture and new world-class facilities to support cyber-security, data and protection science.
  • Engage with our regional and national partners to help consolidate Lancaster as a leader in security and protection science.
  • We are currently recruiting for multiple positions at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professorial level. Candidates must be able to clearly demonstrate how they can contribute to Lancaster's new and emerging programme of teaching and research in security and protection science. We especially welcome applicants with experience in the foundational aspects of cyber security as described in CyBOK. We recognise that no single discipline has all the answers to the problems of security and we welcome applicants from across a range of disciplines including, but not limited to: Computer Science, Data Science, Design, Digital Health, Engineering, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics and Statistics, all disciplines associated with the Organisation, Business and Management fields, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

    A proactive cohort development programme will embed you within our existing academic community with regular development sessions that will enable you to strengthen and develop your academic profile.

    The University has achieved TEF Gold and was Times/Sunday Times University of the Year (2018) and Times/Sunday Times International University of the Year (2020), recognising our ongoing commitment to both research and teaching and major investments in our campus and facilities. We are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive working environment. Learn more about equality, diversity and inclusivity at Lancaster University. More information about living and working at Lancaster can also be found online. In addition to traditional lectureship contracts, Lancaster also offers alternative career routes for academics with a particular focus on engagement or teaching and scholarship for applicants interested in pursuing these pathways.

    To arrange an informal discussion about these roles please contact: [email protected].

    Lancaster University promotes equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    On submitting an application candidates MUST attach a statement of their research (2x A4) along with a statement of their teaching visions (2xA4) and a separate cover letter.

    To apply for the Lecturer role, click here: https: // hr- jobs.lancs.ac.uk/1325-23-R

    To apply for the Senior Lecturer role, click here: https: // hr- jobs.lancs.ac.uk/1326-23

    To apply for the Professor role, click here: https: // hr- jobs.lancs.ac.uk/1327-23

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    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

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