Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Computer Security, Robotics & AI, Computer Games, Web Design & Development) (2 posts)

Edge Hill University - Computer Science

An exciting opportunity to join a growing department with a developing research community and entrepreneurial culture

About You 

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are active researchers with specialist knowledge in any area of Computer Science although experience in one or more of the following areas would be desirable:

 - Computer Security 

 - Cyber security, Network security 

 - Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning  

 - Computer Games, Computer Graphics, Computer Visualisation  

 - Web design, Web development, Web engineering, Web analytics

Passion and enthusiasm for your subject area is essential as is the ability to develop and use effective, flexible and innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment.

About the Role 

The Computer Science department has an active research community involving academic staff, several PhD students and national and international research projects. The department also has close links with industry and includes an enterprise projects team which develops systems for clients together with Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

You will design, prepare, deliver and assess high quality and innovative learning experiences to students whilst conducting and publishing high quality research and supporting students’ development.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will  receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. To support your wellbeing you are able to enjoy a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

Edge Hill is ranked Gold in the national Teaching Excellence Framework, which measures success in teaching quality, learning environment and student employability outcomes.

The Gold award – which has been given to just the top 20% of institutions in the UK and only three Universities in the North West – indicates that teaching at Edge Hill is of ‘the highest quality found in the UK.’ Edge Hill is one of the select few universities to have held the coveted UK University of the Year title, awarded by Times Higher Education (2014/15). 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor George Talbot, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences at George.Talbot@edgehill.ac.uk 

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