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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Department of Computer Science

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £37,756 to £55,375 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 30 June 2014
Interview Date:  Thursday 24 July 2014
Reference:  037614

The University of Surrey offers high-calibre teaching, a world-class research base, a thriving postgraduate community and a high quality of life in a beautiful campus setting. At the same time we have a strong eye for innovation and enterprise and are at the forefront of developments in teaching and research.

The Department of Computing has 20 full-time academic staff and is very active in the following research areas: Formal Methods and Security, Multimedia Security and Forensics, Digital Ecosystems, and Nature Inspired Computing and Engineering. The Department has been ranked in the top 150 Computer Science Departments in the world and top 10 in the UK by Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2012 and 2013.

We are currently seeking appointments at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in Cyber Security to support the Department’s continued growth by complementing our existing research strengths and contributing to the research leadership within the Department, to play a leading role in the recently established interdisciplinary Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS) and to contribute to the new MSc Information Security programme.Applications are welcome particularly in the areas of Software Security, Web and Network Security, System Security, Applied Cryptography and Protocols, Privacy and Data Protection, Multimedia Security, Digital Forensics, and Human-Centred Security.  The Department is research-led with around 70 RAs and PhD students, and is attracting growing research support from funding bodies such as the UK Research Councils, UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB), the European Commission and also private foundations e.g. The Leverhulme Trust. Major IT, telecommunication, defence and security industries are sponsoring research in the Department.

Applicants at the Lecturer level should have a relevant PhD, a developing track record in publication with demonstrable high potential in high-quality research and teaching.  Applicants at the Senior Lecturer level will have an international research profile, a significant track record of high-quality publications in leading journals and conference proceedings, and experience in a leadership or development role in high quality teaching. A record in attracting research funding would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Anthony TS Ho, Head of the Department of Computing (, Tel: 01483 682626). If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Kate Sheen, email,Tel: 01483 686126 quoting reference 037614.

Closing date for applications is  30 June 2014.  The post is to start in September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.


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