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Associate Lecturer or Lecturer in Cyber Security

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

Excellent opportunity for an early career academic to build a career in the dynamic field of Cyber Security.


  • Associate Lecturer (A) from $71,781 to $96,655 p.a. or Lecturer (Level B), from $101,877 to $120,537 p.a., plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Full-time, continuing
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

Macquarie University is seeking an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer with scholarly expertise in the discipline area of Cyber Security. The successful applicant will be expected to make a contribution to research; develop, teach and convene units in cyber security policy at a postgraduate and undergraduate level, while supervising Higher Degree Research students (for Lecturers). You will also be expected to engage with government and industry stakeholders, and to make an active contribution to the administration of the Department, Faculty and University.

About You

You will have a PhD or near PhD completion within a discipline that is relevant to the area of cyber security and have embarked on successfully undertaking high-quality research in areas such as cyber security, cybercrime and espionage, cyber policy, and/or cyber warfare. You will have developed innovative and impactful approaches to teaching in both the classroom and online learning environments. Your collaborative approach to working with others will ensure you perform effectively within an inter-disciplinary and international environment. If you are an excellent communicator with a proactive nature and are flexible and resilient in your approach, then this is a role you will thrive in and a department you will enjoy working with.

About Us

The Department of Security Studies and Criminology (SSC) sits within the Faculty of Arts, offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, expert seminars and opportunities for research in the many areas associated with security studies and criminology. SSC draws together senior academics and leading industry professionals specialising in research, theory and practice associated with security, protecting both the national interest and the rights of individuals and groups within society. The current areas of teaching and research centre on security and strategic studies, cyber security, intelligence, terrorism, and criminology. Click here to find out more about the Department of Security Studies and Criminology.

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To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:


  • A PhD or near PhD completion in a relevant discipline or extensive professional experience in Cyber Security with a post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline;
  • Demonstrated success in high-quality research in cyber security, including cybercrime and cyber espionage, cyber policy, and/or cyber warfare;
  • Demonstrated success in teaching cyber security policy at undergraduate and postgraduate level including the ability to develop scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, particularly in an online environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree research students;
  • A record of contributing, or capacity to contribute, to administration in a University or professional setting and to interact effectively within these settings;
  • A record of enhancing, or capacity to enhance, the University's reputation through engagement with relevant external stakeholders.

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Ben Schreer, Head of Department at

General Enquiries: Anne Kumanan at

Applications Close: Wednesday 31 October 2018 at 11:55pm EST 

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.




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