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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£43,434 - £50,296 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 19 months

Interviews for this role will take place on Tuesday 14 December 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

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 multinational team of 17 members of staff, 500 students and our degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society. We are continuing to develop and expand our provision at home and internationally. This coming year we are launching a new MSc in Cyber Security targeted at a home, rUK and international market and are expanding our team to deliver in line with this.

We are excited to be offering a new Lecturing position for an individual who is passionate about cyber security, eager to pass their knowledge and skills on to the next generation, and  committed to developing their research and knowledge transfer record. If you have excelled in Cyber Security education and/ or have equivalent relevant industrial experience and would like to progress to that next step in your development within an academic environment, then would like to hear from you.

The main purpose of this post is to develop and deliver our innovative cyber programs to meet industry needs, to contribute to the wider provision in areas relevant to Cyber Security, Information Security Management, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics and Malware and inspire current and future students.  Through research and applied knowledge transfer you will become part of a leading, dynamic group and be at the cutting edge of cyber research. 

Candidates should be educated to at least Masters level and/or have equivalent industrial experience in the cyber sector. Previous higher education teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience is essential.

If you wish to know more about this role or for an informal discussion please feel free to contact Dr. Jackie Riley on 0141 331 3606 or at

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and is one of only two such Schools in Scotland to hold the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award for promoting gender equality and women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) and allied STEMM subjects (surveying, environment and management of all themes) in higher education.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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