Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity (data analysis) (P1)
As part of its strategic development, the Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity (data analysis), starting in September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in an area of cybersecurity. He or She will be assigned to teach on the Department’s undergraduate programme in computer science and/or the MSc in Computing and Security. The successful applicant may also be required to teach on other post-graduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in cybersecurity. The Department seeks to broaden and deepen its current strengths in these areas, so candidates engaged in research and teaching which complements that of the existing members of the Department will be considered favourably. A wide range of research topics are of interest in the area of cybersecurity with a strong focus on data analysis including machine learning, data mining, algorithms or simulation methods for security related problems.
The successful candidate will be appointed to the Cybersecurity (CYS) group and will be expected to contribute to the Security Hub (see https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms/depts/informatics/research/index.aspx). Research collaboration across research groups, with departmental hubs and with other Departments in the Faculty and across the College is strongly encouraged.
Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.
Applicants must have a PhD, an excellent publication record, and the ability to attract research funding. It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment required to contribute to the further development of the research standing of the Department of Informatics, and to make a full contribution to teaching and administrative activities.
Closing date: 18 February 2018
The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.
Presentations are scheduled to be held on 2nd March 2018 and interviews on 22nd March 2018.
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