The Manchester Metropolitan University

Lecturer Job – Cyber Security

December 9, 2023

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$39,347 - $54,395 / year

Job Description

Manchester Metropolitan University is a pioneer of modern education since its origins in 1824 and sits in the top 200 young universities in the world. 30% of our research is considered world leading (4) and 90% of our research impact is rated ‘world leading’ (4) or ‘internationally excellent’ (3*). Located in the heart of Manchester, a globally recognised centre for digital media with a vibrant and rapidly expanding technology sector.

The Department of Computing and Mathematics is a successful academic community of students and staff committed to achieving high-quality teaching, research and enterprise. The Department delivers courses to over 1500 students across and has over 70 members of academic staff with ambitious plans for growth.

Our ethos is to be highly innovative in teaching and we are recognised as the sector leader in Degree Apprenticeships where we deliver the award winning Digital and Technology Solutions programme in collaboration with a wide range of companies. We are a founding member of the National Institute of Coding.

The Department has a long track record of obtaining research council funding and has a growing portfolio of projects. Much of this is grounded in our work with the region’s vibrant digital sector. In the upcoming REF2021 we expect to see further advances previously made in REF2014 and we are committed to further improving the quality and volume of this research.

Research in the department is closely aligned with the Centre for Advanced Computational Science (CfACS) which conducts world-leading research in computer science, distributed across five main themes:

  • Machine Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Smart Infrastructure & Cyber Security
  • Human-Centred Computing
  • Computational Modelling

We offer flexible working arrangements, such as flexible hours and compressed hours.

About the Role

You will be a passionate academic with an excellent and accelerating profile in research and knowledge exchange. You will provide academic leadership in curriculum and research development and act as a role model and mentor to earn career academics within the department.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking applicants who have expertise in the field of Cyber Security either through academic research or professional practice. You will have:

  • in-depth knowledge of current Cyber Security tools and techniques.
  • a higher education level teaching or mentoring experience in Cyber Security, and have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline or have the equivalent industrial experience in Cyber Security.

To Apply

You will be a strong collegiate team player with the ability to impassion and motivate student/staff communities through your contributions, collaboration and co-creation.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining, in particular, how your profile, experience and ambition make you the ideal candidate for the role.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring .

We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.