Build your career in Cyber Security and Forensics with Edinburgh Napier University
It’s an exciting time to join Edinburgh Napier! They are an ambitious university, operating at the cutting edge of disciplines in terms of research, pedagogy and professional practice. They are looking for passionate and ambitious academic staff to deliver innovative, research-led teaching programmes.
The School of Computing is home to 70 academics, 1400 students and holds professional accreditation from the British Computer Society, with some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in the UK.
As a Lecturer in Cyber Security you will develop Edinburgh Napier’s successful NCSC undergraduate BEng and postgraduate MSc programmes, as well as other programmes. This will include teaching and developing modules in areas such as cyber security, network security, digital forensics, e-health, malware analysis, incident response, cryptography, virtualisation and cybercrime.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate enthusiasm for working with industry in applied research and in the development of teaching to enhance the employability of their graduates. You will develop strong links with the security industry and law enforcement, with the aim of developing your own interests in related emerging areas. A focus for all academic staff is to maximise networks, build relationships with industry to deliver income growth, participate in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and internationalise work with a focus on Transnational Education Programmes (TNE).
In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to research as a member of one of Edinburgh Napier’s research centres. A developing track record in research publications, income generation and research grants is strongly desirable. You will work within a vibrant research and teaching group where you will initially have up to a third of your time dedicated to developing your research, and you will be encouraged to engage and collaborate in interdisciplinary research with colleagues in other areas within the School and externally.
What you can expect:
There is support for travel to conferences, purchasing equipment and developing your network. The University offers a range of development opportunities, including from the Research and Innovation Office who support grant funding applications. Lastly, you will be mentored by a Professor who will aim to have you quickly join a PhD student supervisory team.
Edinburgh Napier University is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Their gender pay gap is currently one of the lowest in the sector. They support flexible, part-time working and actively encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups.
Who we are looking for:
- PhD in a relevant discipline
- Evidence of a professional academic and research profile
- Continuous personal professional/academic development
- High quality teaching/learning experience and delivery of research programmes in Cyber Security
- Evidence of research led teaching and/or training
- Academic achievement including international/national standing, research outputs, income generation and academic leadership
- A willingness to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online
Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Including a generous pension scheme (Employer contribution of 23% – Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme) and minimum 41 days annual leave.
How to apply:
Please apply online, or contact Kaye Powell by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.