Assistant Professor in Computing

Dublin City University

Location: Saudi Arabia


Dublin City University in Ireland has partnered with a state of the art local University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to deliver a number of 3rd level degree programmes. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to work with two highly prestigious institutions.

This role initially starts as a 2 year long contract with potential for longer term commitments. For this position, in line with a genuine occupational requirement, we are looking to recruit only female staff membersĀ for a female only university.

The Role

The Appointee will be expected to contribute directly to the proposed degree programme, supervision of laboratory sessions, student mentoring and supervision of capstones projects / dissertations. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop resources required to facilitate student learning
  • Support the lecturing in setting and assessing exams and continuous assessments
  • Deliver laboratory, tutorial and occasional lecture(approx.10-20%) elements
  • Develop modules in a manner consistent with DCU academic standards
  • Use a wide range of learning and teaching methodologies and assessments which foster a positive and supportive learning environment for students
  • Work proactively in improving existing courses and programmes
  • Contribute to the design and development of new courses and programmes
  • Contribute to team effectiveness, leadership/management and administration.
  • Represent the Universities externally as appropriate

Applications are specifically invited from those with teaching interest/expertise at postgraduate level in any of the following subject areas: Data Analytics / Data Science; Data Visualization; Data Mining; Machine Learning; Statistics/Mathematics; Computational Modelling; Databases; Data warehouses; Cloud Computing; and Research Methods.

Job Requirements

  • Must hold an honours degree in a relevant discipline, qualified to a post-graduate level with a Masters or is a PhD scholar with a specialism in Computing
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant teaching experience, ideally experienced in international teaching

Remuneration & Package

  • Highly Competitive salary and package.
  • 2 Return Flights per semester (to/from Europe).
  • High Quality Accommodation provided.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Excellent holidays.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV via email to

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