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HPL in Cyber Security

Kingston University - School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £20.70 to £22.49 per hour. See advert text for details.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th August 2021
Closes: 19th September 2021
Job Ref: 452681

The Role
We seek to appoint an Hourly Paid Lecturer (HPL) in Computer Science with specialisms in cyber security and digital forensics. The successful candidate should have the ability to motivate and support our students in realising their potential and be able to demonstrate high-quality, student-centred innovative teaching practices on our BSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics course.

The Person
The successful candidate will have general or specialised professional knowledge and skillsets in cyber security, including practical Python and Kali Linux skills, combined with very good problem-solving abilities. They will be ready to adopt and practice innovative pedagogic methods, demonstrating excellence in the delivery of teaching. The successful candidate should have a minimum of a Masters level qualification in a relevant discipline.

The Faculty
The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at Kingston University is a dynamic, modern school, recognised for its professional strength in areas including computer science, games, cyber security, digital media technology and mathematics. Kingston University offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses focused on applied computer science and mathematics, cyber security, games and digital media – designed to reflect the developing needs of business and industry. They are underpinned by the latest technologies and strengthened by active collaborations with industry leaders providing practical experience through placements as well as educational partnerships. We combine innovative teaching epitomised in our motto, learning through making, with a very strong research base in computer vision, machine learning, networks and cyber security. The school was one of the first recipients of the highly regarded Provisional Certificate by NCSC(GCHQ) for our masters programme in network and information security.

Further Information
Standard Kingston rates of pay apply and currently start at: £20.70 (including London Weighting, not including holiday pay) for both teaching and non-teaching hours. One lecturing hour includes preparation, delivery, follow up and related administration and attracts a multiplier of 2.25 increasing the hourly rate to £46.58. Non-teaching hours include tutorials, meetings, induction and invigilation.

Hourly Paid Lecturers are not expected to exceed an average of eight hours per week, over the duration of their contract.

This is a fractional appointment for 12 months.

For informal enquiries, please contact Darrel Greenhill, Head of Department of Networks & Digital Media.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply click on ‘Apply Now’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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