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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Cybersecurity

University of Glasgow - The School of Computing Science

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,845 to £59,135 The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 7/8/9,per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th August 2020
Closes: 2nd October 2020
Job Ref: 040666

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader (depending on experience and qualifications) in Cybersecurity to join our cross-cutting research theme in the area and to contribute to the School's research-led teaching in Cybersecurity. Applications are welcome in any area that complements our expertise in Cybersecurity including security foundations, hardware and software security, human-centred security, networked and IoT systems security and resilience, secure software engineering.

The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in Computing Science; contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

Since 1957, when Glasgow became the first university in Scotland to have an electronic computer, we have built a reputation for the excellence of our Computing Science research and our graduates. Today, our School is one of the foremost in the UK, setting itself the highest standards in research, and research-led learning and teaching.

In the UK's 2014 independent research exercise, we are rated top in Scotland for research impact with 68% of our impact judged world-leading and 32% internationally excellent.   In the overall research ranking, our School was judged equal 16th amongst UK computer science departments, rising to 10th position on research volume with 84% of all research judged world-leading or internationally excellent. We are 6th in the UK on research intensity-weighted GPA rank order (GPA * % returned).

Our School is ranked 7th in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2020. Glasgow Computing is renowned for research and teaching at the intersection of theoretical and applied Computing, and our undergraduate degree programmes are underpinned by a deep theoretical understanding.   93% of our undergraduates are in positive employment (91% in professional destinations) and have a 20% higher salary than the average (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17, DiscoverUni).    

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Cybersecurity 

  • One position is available
  • Full time and open ended
  • Research & Teaching track

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 7/8/9, £35,845 - £40,322 / £44,045 - £51,034 / £52,560 - £59,135   per annum.

Vacancy Reference: 040666

 Closing Date: 02 October 2020

For informal inquiries please contact Professor Dimitrios Pezaros:

Please note that all the above positions require a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in Computing Science or closely related discipline, or equivalent as evidenced by relevant teaching experience.

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