Security Lancaster Institute – Co-Director opportunity

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The Security Lancaster Institute (SL) are seeking a new Co-Director to co-lead one of Lancaster’s interdisciplinary flagship research institutes which focusses on multi-disciplinary security and protection research.

The job description and person specification are available on One Drive. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact either Professor Basil Germond (Co-Director, SL) or Distinguished Professor Malcolm Joyce (Interim PVC Research & Enterprise) for an informal discussion.

Closing date for applications is Friday 7 June.

The Role

As one of the two Co-Directors of Security Lancaster, you will work in partnership with your fellow Co-Director to develop and deliver the University’s cross disciplinary strategy and activity in Security research. You will lead and represent the many interests of Security Lancaster to both internal and external stakeholders. You will build cross-disciplinary teams of researchers, lead or co-lead large research bids and support other colleagues.

  • Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter addressing the requirements of the person specification and the job description to Mark Bellwood (Security Lancaster Administrator).
  • By the University Charter, the two Co-Directors must belong to different LU faculties, so this role is open to FST, LUMS and FHM colleagues.
  • This is a 0.5 FTE appointment and it is required that this commitment is discussed by the applicant with their respective HoD before making an application.

About Security Lancaster

Security Lancaster is one of the largest interdisciplinary security research institutes in the UK, with 120 staff from 15 academic departments. It is home to Lancaster University's Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC), the ESRC UK national hub for social science research on security threats (CREST) and the EPSRC Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in Security (TAS-S).

For further information is available on the Security Lancaster webpages.

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