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Lecturer in Forensic Science (Digital Forensics)

University of Derby - Forensic Science

Location: Derby
Salary: £32,817 to £38,017 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th November 2019
Closes: 3rd December 2019
Job Ref: 0690-19

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

An exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic lecturer in digital forensics to be involved in developing and delivering an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials across modules, that provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University’s strategic objectives. Ensuring that employability and ‘real-world’ learning are at the heart of the curriculum. 

The successful candidate will be engaged in research which influences leading edge practice, informs and inspires. You will be expected to have the knowledge of the interplay amongst forensic analysis for crime scene investigation, digital forensics including the recovery/investigation of material found in digital devices, call data records and cyber security including virtualization software’s.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within the digital forensic science laboratories and teaching experience in these specialist fields at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will display practical skills that are linked to recovery and investigation of digital devices and digital materials, often related to serious crimes, such as terrorism, murder in a wider context or within the workplace such as employee misconduct and cyber bullying. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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