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Senior Lecturer in Computer Forensics/Cybersecurity

Computer Science - School of Computer Science

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £38,786 to £48,328 per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Tuesday 26 September 2017
Interview Date:  Friday 20 October 2017
Reference:  FAL888-3074-R
Further details:    Job Description    

As a Senior Lecturer in Computer Forensics/Cybersecurity you will work as an integral part of the Faculty of Computer Science team working alongside inspiring and supportive staff with research expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Data Science and User Experience Design. Based within a modern, award-winning, purpose-built campus with state-of-the-art facilities and with a technology hub of software companies on the doorstep, we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and all our undergraduate courses offer an optional industrial placement. We are a leading partner in the Sunderland Software City initiative, which aims to grow the software industry in our city and region and have signed partnerships with several major blue-chip companies and software vendors, ensuring that our courses are industry led and providing students with an ultra-modern learning environment that meets the needs of employers.

The role holder will provide high quality teaching in a range of computer forensics/cybersecurity tools and environments. They 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 computer forensics/cybersecurity.

To be considered for this post it is essential that you possess an honours degree in an appropriate computing or related discipline, and have practical experience in a range computer forensics/cybersecurity tools and environments. You must also have experience in computing research, or evidence of the capacity to be research active. Experience of professional practice in computer forensics/cybersecurity would be beneficial. A teaching qualification would also be advantageous, although a successful candidate not holding this qualification would be required to complete our PGCert in Academic Practice.

For further information about this role please contact Professor Alastair Irons at

Please note that interviews are scheduled to take place on 20th October 2017

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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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