Lecturer in Cyber Security

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Computer Science
  • Advert Closing Date: 05/01/2020
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55561692

Job Description

The School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland is currently looking for an early career academic to join our diverse and internationally renowned school as a Lecturer in Cyber Security. Our school values diversity, passion about teaching, and research.

Skills and experience

We are seeking top candidates from subfields of Cyber Security, with a preference for candidates with strengths in any of the following areas: system security, cryptography, blockchain, IoT security, adversarial machine learning, and AI/ML applied to cyber security. Research collaborations with industry or industrial experience would be a significant advantage.

To be successful, you should have a PhD, have demonstrated excellence in research and a commitment to high-quality research-informed teaching of both undergraduate and graduate students. Ideally, you should have a research program that complements and builds on existing areas of strength within the school (https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/science/about-the-faculty/school-of-computer-science.html).

Please view the position description for more info.  

About the School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science is the country's largest, most diverse, and most accomplished. The department was founded in 1981. It now has more than 54 academic staff and 60 PhD students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates. The school is among the top 100 Computer Science Departments in the world according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

This position is a full time and permanent position based on the University of Auckland's city campus.

About the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland

The School is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland. The Faculty is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world.

About Auckland

Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. Auckland offers a diverse range of employment and leisure options, including easy access to high quality schools which prepare students extremely well for the transition to university.

Why us?

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. 

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 5th January 2020 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.  

Additional Information

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

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