Lecturer in Software Engineering

University of Limerick

Reports To:

Head, School of Computer Science and Technology at Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) and the relevant coordinator at the University of Limerick (UL).

Qualifications:

A PhD in Software Engineering or cognate discipline. In addition, the successful candidate should have at least two years relevant lecturing experience.

Overall Purpose of the job:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and delivery of lectures, tutorials, and supporting laboratory activities at undergraduate level at the School of Computer Science and Technology at SDUT, Zibo, Shandong Province China. 

Description:
SDUT in association with the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at UL wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Software Engineering to support the international collaboration between these institutes. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on undergraduate courses at SDUT through English, in a wide variety of areas within Software Engineering, including information modelling, data structures and algorithms, web application development, mobile application development and software testing.  The successful candidate must also be prepared to be flexible in their approach to subject disciplines. Applicants must have a PhD in Software Engineering or related discipline. The successful candidate will be a fluent English speaker, be able to demonstrate experience of teaching at university level in particular teaching students for whom English is not their first language. The successful candidate will spend a short period of time at the UL campus for initial training before transferring to the SDUT campus. The successful candidate will be able to visit UL each year for training as deemed appropriate and will also be able to participate in research activities at UL.

(Citizens of the People’s Republic of China are not eligible for consideration for this position)

Essential requirements for the successful applicant:

  • A PhD in Software Engineering or cognate discipline.
  • Capable of teaching a wide variety of Software Engineering subjects.
  • Fluent English speaker, be able to demonstrate experience of teaching at university level in particular teaching students for whom English is not their first language. 

Salary:
The expected salary for this position will be toward the upper end of the Lecturer (below the bar) salary scale €31,748 - €51,722, depending on qualifications and experience. For information on current tax arrangements for Irish citizens teaching in China please refer to www.revenue.ie/en/practitioner/law/double/china.pdf 

Application:
Please forward CV and cover letter (which should outline how you meet the criteria for this role) to Annette McElligott, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick on or before Friday 9 December 2016. Email: annette.mcelligott@ul.ie

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