Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Nottingham Trent University

We are looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science with an emerging record of research and expertise in Computer Science. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants specialising in one or more of the following:

  • Cyber-Security/Forensics/Networking;
  • Data Science/Big Data/Cloud Infrastructure;
  • Software Engineering;
  • Robotics.

As a successful applicant you will contribute to the existing research strength of the Computing and Technology department aligning to one of four themes: Interactive Systems Research Group ISRG; Network Infrastructures and Emerging Technologies Research Group NIET; Computational Intelligence and Applications Research Group CIA; Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory CNCR. Alternatively, your expertise in computer science could complement research strengths of the wider School of Science and Technology, e.g. computational biology; imaging science; computational physics; data science; and human factors engineering.

You will possess excellent communication skills, being capable of teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students across our courses in Computing and Technology. You will be an inspiring educator, interested in creating engaging learning experiences. You should be ready to play a leading role in the further development of our courses and be able to make significant contributions to our ambitious agenda for delivering innovative, industry-focused courses.

Nottingham Trent University is proud to have been rated Gold under the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework and to have been named as ‘Modern University of the Year’ in ‘The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018’.

The university is renowned for leading edge research and strong links with industry and recently received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize as a result of innovative applied research in the School of Science and Technology. Research in the School is extremely strong in terms of high quality outputs, funding income, and international impact. A key strength is its collegial, multi-disciplinary approach with computer scientists, mathematicians and laboratory scientists collaborating extensively. In the recent REF 2014 assessment of University research quality, the Computing and Informatics Research Unit’s submission (to UoA B11) was highly rated achieving 80% of its impact at 4* and 3* levels.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, collaborative and dynamic team. This post forms part of a wider School plan, which for Computing includes parallel Professorial positions as well as multi-million pound investments in three new laboratory facilities that are opening in Autumn 2017 and in 2019.

Please submit a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to CSTHR@ntu.ac.uk.

Closing date – 13 November 2017
Interview date – w/c 27 November 2017

Please review the online information about the post on https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=4534 

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position that the online information does not cover, then please contact:

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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