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Senior Research Associate

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £35,326 to £40,927
Closing Date:   Wednesday 08 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A3572

We are seeking to appoint one Post-Doctoral Research Associate, to conduct cutting edge research covering cyber security and privacy in cyber physical systems. This research will tie into existing areas of interest within the Security Lancaster Institute, including work on privacy of cyber physical systems and the security of the Internet of Things. 

The successful candidate will undertake research to develop new techniques for the provision and quantification of privacy for cyber physical systems. They will have the opportunity to write up their results for publication and represent Lancaster University at external events. 

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals with experience in relevant aspects of Computer Science. You must be able to demonstrate (via research publications) a research background in one or more of the following areas: Cyber Security, Privacy, Cyber Physical Systems and/or the Internet of Things. 

The School of Computing and Communications offers a highly inclusive and stimulating environment for career development, and you will be exposed to a range of further opportunities over the course of this post. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research. 

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is for 18 months. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof. Neeraj Suri, email: neeraj.suri@lancaster.ac.uk; Dr Matthew Bradbury, email m.s.bradbury@lancaster.ac.uk; and Dr Yang Lu y.lu44@lancaster.ac.uk. 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups

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The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

 

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

 

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.


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