Course: Computer Security

Teaching Assistant

Time in Year:  
Course runs in Semester 2, some preparation in Sem 1 needed.

Number of Posts:
1 (possibly 2)


Description:  Teaching Assistant for Computer Security required primarily to help devise/revise and maintain a new practical element for the course.  The aim will be to cover the same ground as previous assessed courseworks (one on secure Java programming, the other on web application security), but since the formal assessment has been removed we can be more creative about the interaction between students and scope of the exercise.  See course web page for details of the previous assignments and to understand the background required (  Knowledge of both of these areas (i.e., Java and secure web programming) is a strong advantage, although someone who is keen to learn, partly in their own time, would be considered too.

There is also an opportunity also to assist in giving a small number of tutorials during the course.  Tutorials are on worked examples and *not* directly related to the practical exercises.  Preference will be given to applicants who could assist in tutorials as well as practical exercises.

This post is paid at grade UE06, currently upwards of £12.50/hr.  Double time for tutoring.

Total Hours:  up to 50 hours (demo rate), 2-6 hours (tutoring)

 David Aspinall

Application:  Apply by email to and copy your email to David so that he knows you are interested.

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