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IACR News item: 24 March 2020

University of Exeter, UK
Job Posting Job Posting

As part of the expansion of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Exeter [1], we are recruiting for a Lecturer in Cybersecurity. The lecturer will be part of the newly formed Security and Trust of Advanced Systems Group [2].

We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding research record in any area related to cyber security (information security) such as (but not limited to):

  • access control
  • usable security
  • software/application security
  • formal methods for security
  • language-based security/privacy
  • secure programming
  • information flow
  • security protocols
  • network security
  • security of distributes systems
  • human aspects of security
  • hardware security
  • security economics
  • security-by-design
  • applied cryptography
  • privacy-enhancing technologies
  • threat hunting, security analytics
  • threat modelling
  • forensics, reverse engineering
  • trustworthy AI/ML
  • security/penetration testing

You will have a PhD or equivalent in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related area. Please refer to the job description for full details.

We understand security and safety entangled concepts: in most modern systems one cannot be achieved without the other. Hence, we encourage also candidates working in related domains such as safety, dependability, resilience, or reliability to apply.

Please apply by 8th of April 2020! See the full announcement and application details at

We are happy to do online/remote interviews. Feel free to contact me for informal inquiries about the post.

Closing date for applications:

Contact: Achim Brucker (

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