Lecturer in Computer Science (Fixed)

University of Surrey - Department of Computer Science

Applications are invited for two fixed terms (two years) lectureships with a focus on teaching but with an opportunity to develop independent research skills.

The post holders will be primarily be required to contribute to teaching our growing cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will have the ability to inspire our students through their curiosity for leading-edge aspects of technology.  Duties will include running labs and tutorials, marking project work, assessing coursework and examinations and giving some lectures.

The post will also have the opportunity to work within one of the research groups in the Department to develop their independent research skills. Surrey is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research by GCHQ and our key areas of research are security and machine learning. Our teaching programmes are recognised by BCS and GCHQ.

We have a very active student community through CompSoc, CyberSoc, HackSurrey and the STEM society. Our students are highly engaged in Hackathons, national and international cyber security competitions and networking events. Our programmes have high rates of graduate employment and industrial placements are a key element of our undergraduate programmes.

We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who aspire to become lecturers. Applicants will normally be expected to have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and have an emerging reputation for excellent teaching for example in programming, web technologies or foundational courses. The successful candidates will also be expected to contribute to the administration and leadership of the Department.

The University and the Department specifically are committed to building a culturally diverse organisation and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. The Department of Computer Science was recently awarded a Bronze Athena SWAN award, in recognition of our commitment to equality and diversity.

For further details and an informal discussion please contact the Head of Department, Dr Helen Treharne (h.treharne@surrey.ac.uk).

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th May, specifically the 8 and 9th of May. We would expect appointed candidates to start after June 2018 in time for the next academic year.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2018, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

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