Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Edge Computing

University of Glasgow - School of Computing Science

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8/9, £34,520 - £38,833 / £42,418 - £49,149 / £50,618 - £56,950 per annum.

Job Purpose

A major technological and social shift is to deploy and exploit a global ubiquitous computing fabric in the form of cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other massively distributed cyber-physical systems. In this fabric computation must be undertaken at the edges to minimise network communication and application latency. The School has research strengths in the systems level support for this infrastructure, and particularly in engineering new distributed systems and networking technologies. 

In this context the job purpose is to develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in systems level Edge Computing; to actively engage in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level and to play a role in developing and executing School strategy, management and organisation. 

For appointment at Grade 8 you will in addition:

Develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in systems level Edge Computing particularly through vigorously pursuing opportunities to generate income and publish.

Standard Terms & Conditions

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies. It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We specifically encourage applications from women and other under-represented groups, strongly endorsing the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401

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