Application closing date: 08/01/2023

Location: Lancaster University

Academic Roles in Security, Protection Science and Related Disciplines

Security and Protection Science

Lancaster University are recruiting the first cohort of academics with up to 20 positions open at Lecturer to Professorial level. 

Join Lancaster's interdisciplinary research community to help keep nations, organisations and citizens safe and secure as cyber emerges as an essential domain in global protection strategies - enabling security, resilience and prosperity in increasingly uncertain times. Through a £19m investment, the University is recruiting up to 33 creative academics to tackle a wide range of societal and technological security challenges. Successful candidates will be able to protect dedicated time in Research, Teaching or Engagement for the first two years to help collaboratively drive and deliver on our vision of international excellence.

The Role

Seeking new and established academics and teams with a passion for joining and developing a vibrant multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge exchange community at Lancaster to help realise these new opportunities. Over the next five years this community will:

  • Deliver a truly world-class education experience in security, protection science and related disciplines for undergraduates, postgraduates and senior management through BSc, BA, MSc, MA and EMBA programmes. 
  • Work together to offer a distinctive research capability that creates new approaches to cyber security and protection science, an improved understanding of its social and economic impact, and is recognised as a beacon of internationally excellent research. 
  • Develop new world-class facilities to support cyber-security, data and protection science. 
  • Engage with our regional and national partners to help consolidate Lancaster as a leader in cyber security.

To arrange an informal discussion about these roles please contact: [email protected].

To apply for one of these roles, please follow the link below. The application process should consist of an application form and include a two page research statement, a two page teaching statement, your CV and a cover letter.


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