Assistant Professor in Cyber Security

Assistant Professor in Cyber Security

United Kingdom 07 Mar 2021
University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

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Reference SCI413220
Closing Date Sunday, 7th March 2021
Job Type Research & Teaching
Department Computer Science
Salary £36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Cyber Security to join the School of Computer Science, as part of our ongoing school expansion in the area of Cyber Security and aligned areas. Applicants should be able to demonstrate research strength of direct relevance to Cyber Security, where we have interest in technical, human and organisational perspectives. 

See our recruitment microsite ( for more information on our School’s vision, research strengths, and role within the university strategy. 

You will have a background in devising and sustaining creative and/or collaborative research in Cyber Security and across Computer Science; whilst being an experienced teacher and/or researcher who is able to demonstrate how you have developed your knowledge and expertise in an academic environment. A proven track record of outputs through peer reviewed publications, research and teaching innovation or societal impact is essential in order to inform teaching innovation and enhance our School’s impact in research and knowledge exchange. 

You will have the ability to deliver a high standard of teaching; including the supervision of practical work, projects and placements. You will also ensure that curriculum design and teaching methods are aligned with the pace of development in Computer Science. 

We believe that world-class, multidisciplinary and diverse teams will deliver the highest quality teaching, research and student experience. Our vision as a School is to be highly rated in all areas; for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Education and Student Experience. We are equally committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under-represented in the field of Computer Science. The ability to relate to and mentor students and colleagues within an increasingly ethnically and gender diverse community is essential. 

This is a permanent post. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however job share arrangements may be considered. 

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

For more information about the School, the University and these positions please have a look at our recruitment microsite. You can also address informal enquiries to Professor Jon Garibaldi, Head of School, email; Applications sent by email will not be accepted but we look forward to receiving your application online.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link

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