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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Aston Business School

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,474 to £61,823 per annum
Grade 8, 9 or 10
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 15 August 2022
Interview Date:  Wednesday 07 September 2022
Reference:  R220451
Release Date:  Friday 15 July 2022

The Operations and Information Management department in Aston Business School is looking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer within The Cyber Security Innovation (CSI) Centre The Centre brings together stakeholders from industry, government and leading cybersecurity research institutions. CSI members include globally recognized academics undertaking projects that address real-world cyber security challenges through innovative solutions. The scope of the international Cyber Security & Innovation Centre is to strategically manage operations and build effective relationships across academia, industry, and policymakers.

As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking inspirational and highly motivated individuals to contribute to the development of the Department’s teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates whose interests include, but are not limited to information systems, emergent technologies, cyber security, VFAs and cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, IT consultancy, e-business, and virtual organisations. 

You will have a PhD in a relevant academic discipline, and experience of teaching technology management, digital transformation, technology consulting, cybersecurity, privacy and data security management; AI and machine learning, as well as blockchain experience, are desirable. We are keen to discuss new ideas to strengthen our teaching portfolio, research profile, and business support provision. 

It would be desirable to be able to demonstrate an emerging record of funding, publication of research outputs, and creation of research-based impacts in industry and or society. We are especially looking for people with practical IT/IS skills (e.g. database and IS/IT systems development) and a ‘hands-on and can-do’ attitude.

Posts are appointable at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer depending on qualifications, aptitude, and experience. Your application must state which you are applying for. 

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognized by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.


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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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