The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
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44,045 - 51,034 pa
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With 23,000 students, the University of Wolverhampton is one of the largest universities in the UK, having an excellent teaching quality profile, strong performance in third stream income generation and an improving REF performance. Our major building and refurbishment programme is providing enviable teaching and learning facilities, outstanding laboratory provision and leading IT resources. The School of Mathematics and Computer Science manages a well-established portfolio of Mathematics and digital technology-related courses covering such areas as Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Systems as well as new specialism degrees in topics such as Data Science, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity. It is committed to providing high quality courses whilst maintaining the University’s aspiration to be the University of Opportunity. The School has an excellent record in research which it intends to grow to cover more areas within the School’s disciplines.


The Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute (WCRI) based in the School of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton aims to become a world leading research institute by fostering a research environment that is inclusive, interdisciplinary and encourages innovation and creativity to increase originality, significance and rigour in cyber research.  It builds on the established strength of its members in the areas of network and communication security, artificial intelligence, big data and cyber physical systems. Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute works in collaboration with academic, industrial and governmental organisations to all aspects of security and privacy. The University are currently leading the development of a on a new £9m centre for cyber security in Skylon Park, Hereford Enterprise Zone, Hereford. The centre is a joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council.


You must have at PhD degree in Computer Science or a very closely related subject. You will be expected to contribute to the development of Cybersecurity research and teaching across the School of Mathematics and Computer Science’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Especially as you will support the School in the development and delivery of specialise cybersecurity training programmes. Membership of a professional body will be an advantage.


The School uses an extensive range of software. This is run on Windows, Linux and MacOS. You will work with staff and students in the pursuit of research both as an individual and as part of the wider School and Faculty activities, encompassing complementary research areas by contributing to the work of established research groups. Hence, you should have a track record of dissemination of research outputs / achievements in high quality scientific/technical journals and have the potential to attract research funding and/or generate external income.


For an informal discussion about the above post please contact the Head of School, Professor Prashant Pillai via email

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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