Principal Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics

De Montfort University - School of Computer Science and Informatics

Full Time , Fixed Term (12 months, Maternity Cover)

The Faculty of Technology wishes to appoint a fixed term (Maternity Cover) Principal Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics.

Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60% of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15% compared to the last exercise in 2008.

Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence.

With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment.
It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

Applicants will be expected to teach within a wide portfolio of topics relating to Computer Science, Programming (C, C++), Computer Games Programming, Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Computer Vision or related disciplines.

You will have expertise and experience in teaching in the higher education in Computer Programming, Games Programming, and Computer Science. Candidates coming from the industry sector will also be welcome. You will have a degree and a PhD in Computer Science, Computing, Computational Sciences, Engineering. Furthermore ideally you will be able to contribute to the research currently carried out at the School of Computer Science and Informatics.

To discuss the post further please contact Prof. Ferrante Neri, Subject Group Leader (

Please quote reference: 10904

Interview Date: TBC

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