Professor / Reader in Security and Data Sciences

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Computer Science,Computer Science,Software Engineering,Information Systems

Short info about job

Company: University of Strathclyde

Department: Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Salary: £57,674 to £61,179

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1569 8751129

Fax: +44-1357 6728271

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Professor / Reader in Security and Data Sciences. Terms and conditions vacancy

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Salary Range: Reader: £57,674 - £61,179           Professor: Competitive Professorial package commensurate with your profile and experience.

Be bold.  Be innovative.  Be a 'Strathclyder'

Who we areWe are the University of Strathclyde.

Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us among the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge exchange with global partners.

Through our Strathclyde Global Talent Programme we will recruit up to 60 outstanding academic colleagues – including Professors / Readers - in areas of strategic importance.  One area of importance is Security and Data Sciences.

This multi-disciplinary research area includes research that addresses major challenges in the key areas of:

  • Machine Learning: Investigating the science of getting computers to learn how to behave in specific ways, something which underpins many intelligent devices.
  • Data Science: inventing a scientific approach to extract knowledge and meaning from data. The focus of data science is analytics; uncovering patterns to describe data or predicting existing data sets.
  • Computer Science (Cyber Security): Working to successfully protect our computer systems and stored data, enabling businesses to operate successfully. 

The opportunityWe seek outstanding Professors / Readers to join us at Strathclyde.   

Our Professors and Readers enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A generous remuneration package;
  • Notable additional financial and non-financial benefits;
  • Excellent start-up support;
  • Initially reduced teaching and management load; and
  • Regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of extraordinary contribution.

In order to apply, you will be:

  • Leading an independent and internationally recognised research portfolio in an area of our strategic focus;
  • Providing academic leadership to ensure a step-change performance improvements;
  • Publishing in leading international journals;
  • Pursuing funding opportunities from both UK and international sources;
  • Taking a lead role in ensuring teaching and learning excellence; and
  • Leading on developing collaborative and productive links with national and international partners in academia, business, industry and government. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity, value diversity in our staff and are keen to receive Fellowship applications from members of under-represented groups.  We are particularly keen to hear from suitably qualified individuals who will actively engage with and support the University’s ambition to implement best practice on equality and diversity and in particular Athena SWAN. The Athena SWAN Charter inspires the advancement and representation of women in higher education. For more information on other awards and how we implement our commitment to equality and diversity, see our Equality and Diversity webpages. 

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder’ in Security and Data Sciences, impress us with your bold and innovative research plan at:

In your application, please indicate at which level you wish your application to be considered: Professor, Reader or both.

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