Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Security and Privacy

The University of Edinburgh - School of Informatics

College of Science and Engineering

Applications are invited for a Lecturer to join the Security and Privacy group, part of the School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh. The Security and Privacy group carries out research on all aspects of security and privacy, including applied and theoretical cryptography, software security, human factors, protocol analysis, verification and quantum/post-quantum cryptography.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be near to completion); experience as an established researcher in one or more areas of security and privacy including but not limited to cryptography, database security, distributed systems security, hardware security, Internet of Things (IoT) security, network security, systems security; enthusiasm to undertake original research including leading a research group; the ability to engage with undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and academic supervision; and the ability to be involved in enhancing eLearning security initiatives.

In the case of an exceptional applicant, an appointment may be available as a Senior Lecturer or Reader (Grade UE09). Job descriptions for each level are outlined below. The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following interview in Edinburgh in early 2018.

All applications must contain the following supporting documents:

  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Full CV (resume) and publication list

Please note that references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates. Please indicate on your application form if you are happy for your referees to be contacted.

Feedback will only be provided to interviewed candidates.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Aggelos Kiayias at akiayias@inf.ed.ac.uk or +44 (0) 131 650 5129.

Salary range: UE08 (£39,992 - £47,722) or UE09 (£50,618 - £56,950)

Closing Date: 19 January 2018 at 5pm GMT

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button below

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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