The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join them as a Principal Investigator in Digital Forensics/ Digital Technology within the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science to investigate the collection, processing and interpretation of digital data and understand the evidence that they provide as an integral part of the investigative process.  We are looking for an individual with practical knowledge of the current and emerging digital forensic landscape. The ideal candidate will have both a practical and theoretical knowledge of digital technologies, their current application and potential future use. This should include areas such as mobile devices, operating systems, applications software, social media, encryption, cryptocurrencies, the Internet of things and the digital mesh.

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science is a 10 year £10 Million project with the remit to disrupt positively the current forensic science ecosystem. We are looking for a researcher with an interest in answering some of the current questions regarding the investigation of the digital evidence which appears in almost every criminal case.  As a key appointment in the £10m Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science you will help to reinforce the scientific validity of evidence in the courtroom.

The School of Science and Engineering has an international reputation for excellent teaching and topical research, particularly in addressing global challenges in energy, the environment, health care, technology, forensic science and infrastructure.

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