Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Financial Computing

University College London - UCL Computer Science


Salary (inclusive of London allowance)-Grade 8: £43,023 - £50,753 per annum / Grade 9: £55,163 - £59,981 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Computer Science (UCL-CS: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk) at University College London invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the area of Financial Computing.

The post holders will teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in areas allocated by the Head of Department or Director of Studies and carry out research and produce publications and other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the staff review process. They will also supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate, taught graduate (Masters) or research graduate (MPhil/MRes/PhD/EngD) students and contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum. The post holder will assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance. They will obtain research funding support and contribute to departmental, faculty, or UCL-wide working groups or committees.

Key Requirements

Candidates should have demonstrated a capability of initiating and conducting exciting world-class research in financial computing and related areas. They should also be able to demonstrate evidence for their ability to attract funding, for example by holding a personal fellowship, and peer esteem for their work. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. by the time of the application. They will be evaluated chiefly on the significance and novelty of their research to date, and their promise for leading a group in a fruitful program of research. They must also demonstrate a zest for innovative and challenging teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A proven record of ability to manage time and evidence of ability to teach and to supervise academic work by undergraduates, masters, and doctoral students are desirable.

Candidates wishing to be considered for the role Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) would need to fulfil the additional criteria as specified in full detail within the attached Person Specification.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Please note candidates may ask referees to send reference letters in advance of the closing date. However, this is not essential for this vacancy as the department will request references for all shortlisted candidates.

Questions about this vacancy may be directed to Dr. Tomaso Aste (Head of the Financial Computing Group, t.aste@ucl.ac.uk),

For questions or problems with the application process please contact computerscience.hr@ucl.ac.uk  

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date-29 Oct 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview date-TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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