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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Full Time

Sheffield Hallam University

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Sheffield

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At Sheffield Hallam, we are committed to building a great university and an outstanding environment in which to study, research, and work. We value the contribution of our staff every day, in terms of their commitment, passion, delivery and sheer hard work. In return we offer a range of fantastic rewards and benefits, challenging and interesting work and opportunities to achieve your potential in a supportive and inclusive environment where people treat each other fairly and with respect. We call this the Hallam Deal.

We offer a leading package of benefits so that you get more out of living in Sheffield and working for Sheffield Hallam. We know that our people have different needs and so we offer a wide range of benefits to suit everyone. See what our people say about working here.

We are seeking an outstanding individual who is passionate about their discipline, to make an academic contribution in the subject area of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. We are an applied department of computing, and are looking for a highly technically competent individual to enhance our cyber security and digital forensics programme.

You will join a large, growing and vibrant Computing Department that is enthusiastically engaged in both teaching and research. Having achieved the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) full certification for excellence in Cyber Security for our Masters in Cyber Security, your contribution to the more technical areas of teaching will be highly valued.

The range of courses and subjects taught will enable myriad opportunities to grow and develop your portfolio of knowledge in the discipline. You will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues
whose expert knowledge will have different skills from yourself, providing ongoing support for both yourself and others.

The Cyber Security and Computer Networks Subject Group currently consists of 20 academics,
who are active in both teaching and research. Courses which are delivered by the group include:

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security with Forensics
  • MSc Advanced Computer Networks
  • MSc Cyber Security

The three undergraduate degrees in the portfolio, have a common first year, and specialisms are introduced from the second year onwards. In the Cyber Security with Forensics degree, strong working knowledge is required in the areas of Computer Forensics (multi-platform), Network intrusion detection, Memory/live forensics, Incident response investigation.

The candidate is required to be familiar with digital forensics software such as Encase, FTK, Axiom and be comfortable acquiring,
examining and validating the artefacts gained from these tools in forensics investigation. It is desirable for the candidate to have some programming/Scripting experience.

It is also expected that the successful applicant will be able to contribute to the Masters in Cyber
Security programme in such areas as the Computer Forensics and Incident Response module.
Your contribution to any of these will be highly valued.

Benefits

We are seeking an outstanding individual who is passionate about their discipline, to make an academic contribution in the subject area of Digital Forensics.
 
Having achieved the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) full certification for excellence in Cyber Security for our Masters in Cyber Security, your contribution to the more technical areas of teaching will be highly valued.
 
You will be responsible for delivering a high-quality learning experience to students and contributing to the development of new and exciting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
 
You will be expected to be involved in module leadership and delivery, to contribute specialist topics, to supervise dissertations, liaise with industrial partners and to engage in academic and applied research.
 
As well as the ability to design and deliver transformative and innovative learning experiences, you’ll need well developed and current knowledge and understanding of critical, practical and theoretical issues in at least one major area of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics.
 
A Master’s Degree in a Computing related discipline or equivalent industry experience is essential.
 
For this job, we particularly welcome applications from female applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.
 
We also welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements
 
The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant
 
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Essential Skills

  • Good honours degree (i.e. UK 2.1 or 1st Class), or equivalent professional qualification or experience in a relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree in a Computing related discipline or
    equivalent industry experience
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development 
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification (PG Cert or HEA fellowship) or a commitment to complete the Hallam Academic Award programme 
  • Evidence of a contribution to knowledge in your field e.g.
    publications or creative work
  • Undertaking professional or academic project work e.g.
    research, creative or industrial projects, scholarship
    and/or knowledge transfer
  • Well-developed and current knowledge and
    understanding of critical, practical and theoretical issues in
    at least one major area of Digital Forensics
  • Knowledge of how information technology can support
    educational delivery and learning
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • Ability to inspire, enthuse and connect with a range of
    stakeholders e.g. students and external clients from a
    wide range of backgrounds
  • Ability to design and deliver transformative and innovative
    learning experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills and the ability to establish
    good working relationships
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability
    to manage conflicting demands and meet deadlines
  • Technological/ digital proficiency
  • Willingness to work flexibly including some weekends and
    evenings, e.g. to support open days (occasional)
  • Willingness to travel in UK and overseas (occasional)

Desired Skills

  • Doctorate in a relevant discipline (or equivalent
    qualification, as confirmed by Ecctis)
  • Teaching, training or supervising at both undergraduate
    and postgraduate level

About Company

Sheffield Hallam is an ambitious university. We aspire to be a genuinely great university creating opportunity, leading social, economic and cultural change in our region, and establishing a model of what imaginative and forward-thinking universities can achieve.

The University has a simple aim – to transform lives. We are shaping futures for our students and the Sheffield City Region, creating knowledge that makes a real difference, and becoming a beacon for what a world-leading applied university can achieve. That is why Times Higher Education named us 2021 Outstanding Entrepreneurial University of the Year.

We have just been named University of the Year by Educate North who also recognised us for our work on Social Mobility. This comes after already being named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards in 2021.

Essential Requirements

  • Good honours degree (i.e. UK 2.1 or 1st Class), or equivalent professional qualification or experience in a relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree in a Computing related discipline or
    equivalent industry experience
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development 
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification (PG Cert or HEA fellowship) or a commitment to complete the Hallam Academic Award programme 
  • Evidence of a contribution to knowledge in your field e.g.
    publications or creative work
  • Undertaking professional or academic project work e.g.
    research, creative or industrial projects, scholarship
    and/or knowledge transfer
  • Well-developed and current knowledge and
    understanding of critical, practical and theoretical issues in
    at least one major area of Digital Forensics
  • Knowledge of how information technology can support
    educational delivery and learning
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • Ability to inspire, enthuse and connect with a range of
    stakeholders e.g. students and external clients from a
    wide range of backgrounds
  • Ability to design and deliver transformative and innovative
    learning experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills and the ability to establish
    good working relationships
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability
    to manage conflicting demands and meet deadlines
  • Technological/ digital proficiency
  • Willingness to work flexibly including some weekends and
    evenings, e.g. to support open days (occasional)
  • Willingness to travel in UK and overseas (occasional)

COVID-19 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Sheffield

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