Lecturer (Teaching-focused)

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences – Computer Science

Discipline: Computer Science

Location: Dubai

(Following an initial induction which may include teaching on programmes in Birmingham post holders will be based full time in Dubai).

Salary: Competitive

Terms and Conditions: Academic (Dubai)

University of Birmingham Dubai – School of Computer Science

The University of Birmingham will open a campus in Dubai in November 2017, becoming the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in this rapidly developing international education hub. With a strong tradition of teaching excellence The University of Birmingham Dubai will provide opportunities for students to study on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to the same recognised high standards as those delivered on the University’s UK campus in Birmingham.

The University of Birmingham, School of Computer Science, is seeking to appoint two Dubai based Lecturer (Teaching focused) posts.

As a Lecturer you will make a substantial contribution to the management, development and delivery of teaching and assessment at all levels relating to Computer Science whilst enhancing the student experience and employability. Through excellent teaching you will inspire students, and be informed by discipline-based research as well as contribute to the management and administration of the Department in Dubai.

You will:

  • Normally, hold a higher Degree (usually PhD) in a relevant Subject area or a closely related discipline or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
  • Be able to demonstrate Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
  • Be able to show familiarity with major programming languages.
  • Have extensive experience and be able to demonstrate success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching and advising colleagues
  • Have the understanding and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes.

In return you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

All posts are based in Dubai. For the first few months of the appointment you will be seconded to the University of Birmingham Edgbaston campus in the UK for induction in preparation for delivering the Birmingham teaching experience in Dubai. Whilst on secondment you will be provided with accommodation and expenses.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at www.birmingham.ac.uk/dubai/work-with-us/index.aspx

The closing date for applications is 22 January 2018.

Previous applicants need not apply

For further information please contact Professor Hamid Dehghani, h.dehghani@cs.bham.ac.uk

or telephone +44 (0)121 414 8728

The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.

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