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Lecturer in Secure Systems

Department of Computer Science

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 11 December 2015
Closing Date:  Thursday 28 January 2016
Interview Date:  Wednesday 17 February 2016
Reference:  086215

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey invites applications for one post of Lecturer in Secure Systems.

The Department of Computer Science embodies the ethos of “applying theory into practice” across its research and teaching activities and is currently ranked 8th in the Guardian League table. Its research activities are focused into two research groups: Secure Systems, and Nature Inspired Computing and Engineering (NICE). These appointments are to enhance the activities of the Secure Systems group. Surrey is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research by GCHQ. This is an exciting opportunity in a department that is growing its reputation for delivering quality interdisciplinary and applied research based on strong fundamental principles.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience. The appointed candidates will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the Department’s activities.

The candidates will conduct research in areas such IoT security, cyber-physical and embedded systems security, data privacy, mobile security, validation and verification of secure systems. We are seeking individuals that have practical experience and can contribute to fundamental research. An ability to produce high quality outputs is also required.

We are looking for individuals that can inspire students through their curiosity for leading-edge aspects of technology.  In particular, the teaching duties of the role includes: delivering high quality teaching to all levels of students, supervising undergraduate project students and postgraduate dissertations and contributing to the teaching of security and other practical areas of Computer Science, such as networking and software engineering.

It is a full-time and permanent position. The start date can be negotiated but we require the candidate to be in place before the next academic year. The University is located close to the Surrey Research Park in Guildford and within easy commuting distance of London.

For further details and an informal discussion please contact Dr Helen Treharne, Head of Department at H.Treharne@surrey.ac.ukand Professor Steve Schneider, Director of Surrey Centre for Cyber Security at S.Schneider@surrey.ac.uk.

Further information about the Department is available at: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/cs

Presentations and Interviews for this position will be taking place on 16th and 17th February 2016. Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for both days.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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