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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Software Engineering

Queen's University Belfast - School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Applications are invited for both entry level and senior academic posts in our community to help us develop our research and teaching in the area of Software Engineering as we seek to make a positive contribution to the global technical challenges of our age. We are seeking candidates with a solid track record in Software Engineering. We encourage applications related to the areas of software analysis, automation, software engineering analytics, software testing and human factors. 

We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work has strong industry linkage. 

In joining our team, you will have access to outstanding teaching and research facilities.

Key duties 

  • Communicating and building relationships both internally and externally.
  • Contributing to the teaching of undergraduate and specialist postgraduate curricula in computer science and computing related programmes, and the ability to inspire and motivate students to learn.
  • Developing your research portfolio and contributing to the research portfolio of the School.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we strongly believe in an inclusive and supportive work culture. 

We recognise the changing demands of family life and the need for flexibility in working arrangements to meet these demands. As an academic at Queen’s, you can benefit from our family friendly policies including flexible working, childcare voucher scheme and parental leave. 

We are proud to hold an Investors in People Silver accreditation, a Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award, and a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our efforts to create a nurturing and supportive environment for our people so that they can develop and excel. 

We welcome applications from all persons regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Please note, there is potential for a number of appointments to be made from this exercise and due to the expected interest applications will be reviewed in two stages. 

First Stage

  • Applications received by Wednesday 23 January 2019 will be shortlisted on Thursday 24 January 2019.
  • Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 4 February 2019.

Second Stage

  • Applications received by Tuesday 19 February 2019 will be shortlisted on Thursday 21 February 2019.
  • Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 4 March 2019.

If you would like to find out more, we would be delighted to hear from you. Contact either Dr Karen Rafferty, Head of School email: hos-eeecs@qub.ac.uk or Professor Philip Hanna, Director of Education, email: p.hanna@qub.ac.uk

The successful candidate must have: 

  • Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills, with sufficiently developed English Language skills to deliver Undergraduate and Postgraduate education.
  • Ability to form and mentor a sizeable research team, including a track record of post-graduate student and post-doctoral staff supervision (Senior Lecturer).
  • Record of publication of internationally recognised research outputs (commensurate with career stage) in one or more of the following: Software Engineering, software analysis, automation, software engineering analytics, software testing and human factors.
  • Internationally recognised research standing and ability to lead distinctive research initiatives in an area related to Software Engineering (Senior Lecturer).

Salary scale:   Lecturer £36,261 - £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution) 

Senior Lecturer: £51,630 - £59,828 per annum (potential to progress to £65,361 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution) 

Closing date:   Tuesday 19 February 2019 

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Location: Belfast
Salary: £36,261 to £59,828 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 19th February 2019
Job Ref: 19/107105
   
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