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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer – Computer Science / Cyber Security

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £36,386 to £51,805 Per Annum - Full Time Permanent
Release Date:  Wednesday 16 November 2022
Closing Date:   Tuesday 06 December 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 19 December 2022
Reference:  DTA22-03

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

Staffordshire University (Stoke on Trent Campus) has an exciting award portfolio that includes Computer Science and Cyber Security courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, each has a key focus on practical scholarship, industry relevance and employability. 

The university is keen to appoint an enthusiastic individual who will contribute to academic development in the area of computer science / cyber security. It is expected that you would have a record of research in the area (or be building one). You would be expected to have worked in delivering subjects to on-campus students, and distance learners. In addition, it is essential that you have a willingness to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of the following areas of computer science / cyber security - to include AI, cloud computing, network security, programming, ethical hacking, forensic computing, algorithm design, encryption, computer security, and networking. The team of staff you would be joining teach and support the delivery of modules with both a practical and theoretical focus.  

You will be student focused, team-oriented and flexible with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. Recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE in either face to face or distance learning mode is desirable, as is experience of module leadership and development. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact:

Chris Howard (Course Director), email:

Dave Dyke (Course Director), email:

Robin Oldham (Course Director), email:

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 37 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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