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Lecturer in Cyber Security

School of Computing & Engineering

Salary:   £41,201 to £47,169 per annum
Release Date:   Monday 20 June 2022
Closing Date:   Monday 18 July 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 22 August 2022
Reference:   COMP0039

The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever! We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London. 

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.

They 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 cyber security practice and ability to teach related subjects, including Pen-testing, Ethical hacking, Secure Programming (operating system security), Computer and Network Security, Cryptography, and IOT/CPS, 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 Computer Science or a related field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field and hold significant teaching experience in computing 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:  

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 22/08/2022.  

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Professor Amir Alani, Executive Dean of SCE, 

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.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

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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