D75513A - Lecturer in Digital Media

Newcastle University - Computing

Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Salary: Grade F: £33,943 to £41,709
           Grade G: £39,324 to £52,793

This lectureship in computing science provides a significant opportunity for a highly motivated and productive individual to develop their research and teaching career within a successful and supportive environment. You will join the Open Lab research group, one of the world's leading research groups in human-computer interaction. Open Lab is part of the School of Computing Science, which is one of the best-funded computer science departments in the UK and is ranked first in the country for economic and societal impact derived from computer science research. The School will move to a new £58m purpose-build interdisciplinary research building in 2017.

You will have a PhD or equivalent experience in Computing Science, with specialisation in digital media systems. We are particularly interested in candidates specialising in participatory media production, to play an active leadership role in the design and development systems underpinning the themes of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Civics and the EPSRC Digital Economy Research Centre. Expertise in your field should be matched by a strong research and teaching record or proven potential to deliver research and teaching of a high quality.

The post is full time and open-ended.

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Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post informally with the Head of School, Professor Aad van Moorsel (aad.vanmoorsel@ncl.ac.uk), +44 191-208-7711, or the Director of Open Lab, Professor Patrick Olivier (patrick.olivier@ncl.ac.uk).

Newcastle University values diversity and is committed to recruiting and supporting staff and students from all sectors of society. The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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