Associate Professorship of Cybersecurity

University of Oxford
Department of Computer Science
Closing Date
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK


Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Cybersecurity to be held in the Department of Computer Science, to be appointed as soon as possible. The post holder will also be appointed as a Fellow of Kellogg College and will be a member of both the University and the college community; part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You will have a role to play in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity.

The Department of Computer Science is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computing. The Associate Professor will be expected to engage in independent and original research, to secure funding and engage in the management of research projects and disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars. You will supervise students and carry out teaching, predominantly at graduate level within the Software Engineering Programme, including lectures, classes, demonstrations and project supervision, under the direction of the Head of Department.

You will hold a doctorate in Computer Science, or a cognate discipline, have experience of and the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects and software engineering and security in particular, and will also have a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of security with an emphasis on areas such as analysis and verification of security protocols and systems, applied cryptography (including privacy), cyber-physical and embedded systems security. You will also have experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.

The salary for this position is offered on a scale from 46,336 per annum, plus additional benefits including a pensionable academic allowance of 732 per annum. An allowance of 2,700 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to 250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 12 October 2018. Interviews are expected to be held on 19 November 2018.

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