Lecturer in Computer Science and/or Mathematics (Education and Research)

University of Exeter - College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

This full-time post is available from April 2018 on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The role
As Lecturer in Scientific Computing, you will contribute to extending the research profile of Computer Science and Mathematics at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to High Performance Computing, Computer Architectures, Numerical Analysis & Solvers.

You will:

  • Conduct state of the art research in high performance computing, computational science, computational mathematics, scientific computing and related areas.
  • Lead in organising National and International Seminar Series.
  • Coordinate Scientific Computing across the University of Exeter.
  • Undertake teaching and research.
  • Further develop the GW4 Tier 2 HPC Centre for Advanced Architectures (Isambard).

About you
For this Lecturer post, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research.
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding.
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes.
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners.
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research.
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly.
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development.
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Beth Wingate, email B.Wingate@exeter.ac.uk, or telephone (01392) 725711.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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