This is 0.6 part time / open ended role with a part-time funded PhD opportunity
Glasgow Caledonian University – the University for the Common Good – is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.
GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence – we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The Department of Cyber Security and Networks, within the School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is a dynamic and vibrant academic community with a strong track record of applied research, innovative teaching and knowledge transfer activities. We have a multi-national team of 18 members of staff, 500 students and our degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society and our MSc Cyber Security Programme provisionally accredited by NCSC (full accreditation expected Sept 2022). We are continuing to develop and expand our provision at home and internationally.
We are excited to be offering an opening for a person who may be new to academia, but passionate about cyber security and eager to pass knowledge on to the next generation, to join our team as a part-time lecture and additionally to have the opportunity to undertake a funded PT PhD. If you have excelled in industry or Cyber Security education and would like to progress to that next step in your development within an academic environment, then this role is for you.
The primary purpose of this appointment is to play a role in the development and delivery of our cyber programs. To contribute to new and enhanced curricula and taught provision in areas relevant to Cyber Security, Information Security Management, Digital Forensics and Malware and to inspire current and future students. Through the PhD you will become part of a dynamic group and be at the cutting edge of cyber research and eventually play a role in contributing to the departments research output.
Candidates should be educated in Cyber Security to at least a 2:1 honours classification or Masters level and have relevant professional certifications. Previous higher education teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience is essential.
You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University vacancies page https://www.gcu.ac.uk/jobs/jobs