Lecturer in Cyber Security University of Newcastle

Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Electrical Engineering and Computing

Lecturer - Cyber Security


About UON
Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle (UON) has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within our regions, throughout Australia and across the globe. This is an exciting time to be part of the University of Newcastle as we embark on our NeW Futures Strategic Plan 2016-2025. We are building on strong foundations to realise our 2025 vision to stand as a global leader, distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence, creating a better future for our regions through innovation and impact. Being part of a university on the move gives our people the opportunity to really make a mark in their chosen field.

About the role

To deliver teaching, research and innovation in the field of Computing and its engagement with industry. The University has appointed a Global Innovation Chair in Cyber Security at the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. This Lecturer position in Cyber Security supports the Global Innovation Chair and is based at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Its aim is by taking advantage of the opportunities and developments in the field of Cyber Security to position the School as a leader in this field. The Lecturer also contributes to the delivery of the University's Strategic Plan.

As the Lecturer, Cyber Security, you will:

  • Establish a record of outputs/creative works in high quality refereed journals/outlets consistent with the discipline and thematic areas;
  • Take an active role in grant applications and provide evidence of emerging national and international recognition in one's field of expertise;
  • Deliver educational leadership in Teaching and Learning at the course level and contribute to the program level ;
  • Actively contribute to the School through a range of administrative functions;
  • Maintain membership of professional associations/industry networks and build partnerships with High Schools and industry/business enterprises.

This position is offered on a continuing, full-time basis; based at UON's Callaghan campus.

Skills and experience
To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A PhD in Computer Science related to Computer Security or Cyber Security or related relevant areas;
  • A strong record on ongoing research and scholarly publishing along with demonstrated academic/professional experience research areas related to Cyber Security;
  • Ability and potential to attract research grants and/or industry support for research;
  • Ability to supervise research students and research projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in aligning personal and organisational research strategies, obtaining research funding and producing research outputs.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to teach courses and programs in Cyber Security at Masters and undergraduate level;
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills;

Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link below. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

Academic Level B - $95,351 to $113,231 per annum, plus a generous employer superannuation contribution of 17%.

Applications close: Tuesday 27 June 2017.

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