Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

University of Worcester
June 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,100 to £54,395
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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security Computing Location: City Campus

Salary: £37,100 to £54,395 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Friday 03 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 02 June 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 27 June 2024 Reference: SB2407

This is an exciting opportunity to join the enthusiastic and ambitious Department of Computing at the University of Worcester. The Department is based within the rapidly expanding Worcester Business School at the University of Worcester City Campus. Over the past year the School has experienced growing numbers of students joining our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. As a result, we are seeking to complement our team with an experienced Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Our overriding aim is to be an outstanding Institution at which to study through provision of an excellent Learning and Teaching environment. We offer professionally relevant courses, informed by the needs of industry and delivered through an experiential learning approach. Our courses are inspired by contemporary research with a curriculum that develops knowledge, skills and the ability to think critically and be innovative.

The Department of Computing conducts research across several themes including Machine Learning, Data Science, Intelligent Interactive Systems, Computing in Education and of course Cyber Security. The Department also hosts the Digital Innovation and Intelligent Systems Research Group.

The successful candidate will hold (or be within 12 months of full completion of) a PhD in Cyber Security, Computer Science or a similar related Computing field. In addition, candidates are expected to have contemporary subject knowledge and/or experience of professional practice in several of the following areas:

  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Operating Systems
  • Managing Cyber Threats and Risks
  • Digital Ethics and Governance
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of existing and new course offerings in our Computing Undergraduate and Postgraduate portfolio alongside contributing to the research and knowledge exchange activities within the Department of Computing.

    What's in it for you?

  • For Lecturer; annual incremental increase up to £41,732, with the opportunity to progress to £45,585
  • For Senior Lecturer; annual incremental increase up to £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422
  • 47 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days)
  • Attractive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of benefits such as our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Tusker Car Leasing
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • Informal queries in relation to this vacancy are welcome and should be directed to Richard Wilkinson, Head of Department of Computing by emailing [email protected]

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