Senior Lecturer (Teaching)

Swansea University - College of Science

Grade: £38,896 to £46,414 per annum together with USS benefits

To deliver its top 20 ambition Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer with excellence in teaching in the Department of Computer Science, College of Science.

A Senior Lecturer on an academic career pathway with excellence in teaching will be required to contribute to teaching and graduate supervision, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, they are expected to share organisational and academic management responsibilities across the College where required. The post also requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience.

The College of Science is research intensive and internationally focused. Its research is organized through academic disciplines, research centers and institutes, and major projects, all supported by superb research facilities and a thriving research culture. It has a wealth of expertise in biosciences, chemistry, computer science, human geography, physical geography, mathematics, physics, and pure and applied ecology. It produces agenda-setting research of the highest caliber. Building on its recent successes in the REF and the teaching evaluations, the College is focused on an ambitious Science2020 strategy that will make Swansea the most creative place to do science, globally.

The Computer Science Department is highly ranked for both teaching and research: The Time Good University Guide 2017 placed it 12th in the UK and 1st in Wales, the National Student Survey 2016 ranked it as 7th in the UK with 95% overall satisfaction, and 1st in Wales, and in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 it was ranked 18th in the UK and 1st in Wales. The Department has recently been selected as the home for one of the UK’s Digital Economy Centres. It is embarking on a £31M programme of work – the Computational Foundry – to make Swansea a beacon for Computer Science, attracting and retaining world class researchers, building up a talented future workforce who will innovate, and providing a purpose built set of labs and innovation spaces on the recently opened £450M Bay Campus. The Department will be moving into the Computational Foundry building on Bay Campus in August 2018.  This building comprises nearly 7,500 m2 of purpose built Computer Science facilities and includes extensive up to date research and teaching laboratories and spaces.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Arnold Beckmann, Head of Department: a.beckmann@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Monika Seisenberger, Programme Director: m.seisenberger@swansea.ac.uk or Professor Matt Jones, Head of College: matt.jones@swansea.ac.uk

This post will close at midnight 18 April 2017.

Applicants will find full job details together with the online application link: www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingID=4526&nPostingTargetID=7564&option=52&sort=DESC&respnr=1&ID=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LOV5=7978&JOBADLG=UK&Resultsperpage=20&lg=UK&mask=suext

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

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