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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Institute of Coding)

Northumbria University - Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Senior Lecturer £40,792 - £50,132; Lecturer £35,210 - £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2018
Closes: 7th October 2018
Job Ref: EAE/18/391

Northumbria University at Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in The Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. Northumbria University values the quality and diversity of our staff.

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is passionate about the principles and applications of Engineering, Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation. Based within the Faculty, the Department of Computer & Information Sciences is part of the recently announced £40M national Institute of Coding, which aims to address the UK’s advanced digital skills shortage through the promotion of innovation and industrial engagement within university education. The IoC consortium comprises over 60 universities, businesses and industry experts including IBM, Cisco, BT, Microsoft and the British Computer Society. We are currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who will specifically contribute to our IoC activity as well as to the broader set of research, teaching and knowledge exchange activities of the department. High quality candidates with any expertise relevant to the Department are welcome to apply. We have particular strengths in Cyber Security and Networked Systems, HCI, Social Computing, Computational Intelligence and Visual Computing, Information Management and Data Analytics, however given the nature of this post and its alignment to the IoC we also welcome applications from those with a software engineering or broader computer science background.

You must hold a first degree and it is desirable that you should be either qualified or soon to be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline. You must have subject expertise in Computer or Information Science with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality teaching within an appropriate field is essential. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of a relevant professional body is desirable.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact the Head of Department, Professor Shaun Lawson,, or Associate Head, Julie Walters,

For more information about the Department please visit our homepage at For more information on the Insitute of Coding please see

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

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