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Senior Teaching Fellow (MSc AI Coordinator)

Imperial College London - Department of Computing

Location: London
Salary: £46,762 to £56,526 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd January 2019
Closes: 22nd February 2019
Job Ref: ENG00693
 

The Department of Computing is looking for an enthusiastic teaching fellow to coordinate our new MSc in Artificial Intelligence programme. 

We are a leading department of Computer Science among the UK Universities with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. The Department is part of the Faculty of Engineering and provides 17 degree programmes for approximately 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The taught courses are supported by integrated laboratory exercises run and administered by Teaching Fellows. These provide practical experience in programming and problem solving using a variety of programming languages and tools. The laboratory exercises are conducted in state of the art computer laboratories with a wide range of tutorial and demonstrator support which is organised and provided by the Teaching Fellows.  Laboratories are run mainly on the Linux platform.

The MSc degree programmes in the Department will be expanded by the addition of a new MSc AI. This addition is in response to the need for highly qualified AI experts and the increasing number of applicants interested in this field.  The post holder will be responsible for this new degree’s many aspects, including admissions, tutoring, preparation of final results, teaching some of the modules, liaising with industry and co-ordinating the group and individual projects. The post holder will have the opportunity to work towards becoming the Director of this degree programme.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Computing or a closely related area, preferably with a significant AI component.  In addition you will have expertise in some of the following: Python programming language, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics in Artificial intelligence. The ability to plan and prioritise your workload with minimum supervision is essential, and you will have the capability of applying initiative and working proactively.  In addition, you will work well in a diverse team environment interacting with all levels of staff and have good written and verbal communication skills.  The ability to teach effectively at university level would be desirable.

How to apply:

Our preferred method of application is online via our website, please go to http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00693.

Closing date: 22 February 2019

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a satisfactory (enhanced level) Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate.

Should you have any queries about the post, please contact:  margaret.hall@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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