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Lecturer in Cyber Security - Computer Science

University of West London - School of Computing and Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £41,201 to £47,169 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 7th November 2021
Job Ref: COMP0026

Interview Date:   Monday 22 November 2021

The University of West London (UWL) is University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) and is shortlisted for the  Times Higher Education Awards 2021 for Technological or Digital Innovation of the Year. We pride ourselves on putting students at the heart of everything we do, and our curriculum and teaching approaches are resolutely student-centred. We are seeking to appoint individuals with the experience and enthusiasm needed to continue delivering an outstanding student experience.  

The School 

The School of Computing and Engineering is a dynamic and forward looking School with high quality teaching, student experience and research informed teaching at the top of its priority list. The School has strong links with local, national and international partners and employability of graduates is the key to courses that we offer. 

The School enjoys state-of-the-art equipment and continues to invest heavily in its improvement. We offer a number of courses fully accredited by relevant professional bodies across the board.

The Role 

The post holder will teach an appropriate mix of undergraduate and postgraduate computing courses within the School of Computing and Engineering at UWL commensurate with technical knowledge and prior experience.

In addition, will contribute to research, enterprise development and commercial training in appropriate sub-discipline(s) within the computing field and contribute to community engagement activities of the School.

The Person

The candidate should have knowledge of current computing practice and ability to teach relevant computing and cyber security subjects, including Pen-testing, Ethical hacking, Secure Programming (operating system security), 

Computer and Network Security, Cryptography, IOT/CPS, embedded systems, Robotics, and Machine Learning, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in higher education. Evidence of teaching experience and an established research track record, or equivalent industrial experience, with appropriate outputs in a discipline relevant to computing are also required. 

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field and also hold significant teaching experience within the Higher Education sector.

In addition to the online application form, you should submit a full academic CV with a list of your recent publications.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0 

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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