Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics

Cardiff University – Cardiff School of Computer Science and Informatics

Applications are invited for 4 Lecturer (Teaching & Research) posts in the School of Computer Science & Informatics at Cardiff University. These are full-time open-ended posts starting on 1 May 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to finding creative solutions and have a genuine curiosity and enthusiasm to undertake world-class research relevant to at least one of the School’s research groups:

  • Visual computing – particularly in image, video and 3D data processing and analysis, machine learning, computer graphics or applied geometric computing.
  • Complex systems – particularly in scalable data analytics, high performance and/or distributed computing, human factors, digital forensics, or theoretical and data-driven cyber security
  • Data & knowledge engineering – particularly in text mining, artificial intelligence, or machine learning

You will have the ability and enthusiasm to deliver high-quality teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas of computer science, informatics or software engineering.

You will possess or be near completion of a PhD in an area related to Computer Science or have relevant industrial experience. Applications from candidates with suitable experience in a commercial or public sector environment are welcome. We particularly welcome applications from women who are under-represented within Cardiff University in this field. Applications for posts on a part-time or job-share arrangement would also be considered.

Cardiff University has a successful School of Computer Science & Informatics with an international reputation for its teaching and research activities. The School delivers a stimulating portfolio of BSc and MSc degrees, and offers research degrees leading to MPhil and PhD qualifications. For more information on the School please visit our website:  http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/computer-science

The School of Computer Science & Informatics includes the National Software Academy (NSA), which is based in Newport and delivers industry-focused undergraduate and postgraduate Software Engineering programmes that include modules on software development skills, mobile development, security, performance, DevOps and emerging technologies.

Teaching in the School covers two sites, with Software Engineering delivered at the NSA in Newport, and all other programmes delivered at our Cardiff site.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting all its employees in achieving the necessary balance between their work and their personal lives. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of support for staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible. 

The appointments will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,548 - £38,833 per annum.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Stuart Allen (Head of School) on +44(0)29 20876070 or by email at AllenSM@cardiff.ac.uk.

For an informal discussion about flexible working and work-life balance please contact Pamela Munn by email at MunnPA@cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.