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Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security / Digital Forensics

Computer Science - School of Computer Science

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £39,445 to £49,150 per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Friday 03 November 2017
Interview Date:  Friday 24 November 2017
Reference:  0227-17
Further details:    Job Description    

The faculty is located within a modern, award-winning, purpose-built campus with state-of-the-art facilities. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and all our undergraduate courses offer an optional industrial placement. Our staff have research expertise in a wide-range of areas and are involved in a number of projects. We are a leading partner in the Sunderland Software City initiative, which aims to grow the software industry in our city and region, giving our students the chance to become the new wave of software entrepreneurs.


The role holder will provide high quality teaching in a range of cyber security/digital forensics tools and environments. You will also be active in research and reach out activities, and contribute to the administration of modules and programmes related to the computer science discipline, focusing on cyber security/digital forensics.


To be considered for either of these posts it is essential that you possess an honours degree in an appropriate computing or related discipline, and have practical experience in a range cyber security/digital forensics tools and environments. You should also have experience in computing research, or evidence of the capacity to be research active. Experience of professional practice in cyber security/ digital forensics would be beneficial.

A teaching qualification would be advantageous, however in the absence of this, the successful candidate will be required to complete our PGCert in Academic Practice.

For further information about this role please contact Professor Alastair Irons via email,

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website


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