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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Cyber Security

School of Computing & Engineering

Salary:   Lecturer £40,592 - £46,472 per annum
Senior Lecturer - £47,728 - £53,232 per annum
Release Date:   Monday 07 October 2019
Closing Date:   Sunday 10 November 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 02 December 2019
Reference:   COMP094

The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals. The University of West London has one of the best employment rates in the country with 97% of students in work within six months of graduating.

The School of Computing and Engineering at the University of West London 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 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 candidate should have knowledge of current computing practice and ability to teach relevant computing and cyber security subjects, including Programming, Algorithms, Databases and Analytics, Cryptography, Computer and Network Security, and Information Security Management 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. The appointee will contribute to research, enterprise development and commercial training in appropriate sub-discipline(s) within the computing field, as well as community engagement activities.

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. For successful applicants without relevant teaching qualifications then they will join the UWL Academic Professional degree apprenticeship scheme supporting the UK government’s commitment to up skill the UK workforce.

For more information or informal conversation on this post, please contact the Executive Head of the School, Professor Amir Alani by emailing to or call on 020 8231 0258.

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