University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Computer Security University of Cambridge, Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge United Kingdom

University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Computer Security


The University of Cambridge would like to recruit a new faculty member in the broad area of computer security. This includes both defensive and adversarial aspects of "cybersecurity": communication security, privacy, and censorship resistance; hardware, software, systems, and operational security; the security of programming languages and applications; the science of cybersecurity; and the psychological, economic, criminological, and policy aspects of cybersecurity.


Exceptional candidates from any area of computer science, or those with a strong intersection with the field of computer science, are also encouraged to apply.


It is likely that successful candidates will already have a strong track record in one or more relevant research areas and already have some postdoctoral or industrial experience. Ideally the candidate will also have experience of teaching and of generating research grant or contract income.


The position will require teaching within undergraduate and masters computer-science curricula.


The post will be at the level of University Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) and will be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology (The Computer Laboratory). The salary for a University Lecturer will be £39,992 - £50,618. Those with appropriate experience in their current role may be appointed to a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) at grade 10, for which the salary will be £53,691 - £56,950.


The appointment will be from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Informal enquiries about the position may be made by email to Professor Simon Moore:


Interviews will be held on 19th and 20th March 2018.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Please ensure you upload Curriculum Vitae (CV), together with a full list of publications and a covering letter including a summary of your research interest and future plans. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


Please quote reference NR13322 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Further information

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