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Lecturer in Data Engineering

Edinburgh Napier University - School of Computing

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £39,609 to £48,677 Excellent benefits package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th January 2019
Closes: 26th February 2019
Job Ref: 0000006514

Build your career in Data Engineering with Edinburgh Napier University

With over 50 academics, 1100 students, professional accreditation from the British Computer Society and some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in a UK university, the School of Computing is highly regarded and one of the UK's largest computing departments at the heart of Scotland's inspiring capital.

The School is organised around five focus areas: Software Engineering, Cyber Security and Networking, Creative and Social Informatics, Data Engineering and Graduate Apprenticeship Data Science.

Edinburgh Napier University has around 18,500 students studying across our three campuses in Edinburgh and through transnational education overseas. We also have an international community with students from more than 100 countries and over 1,500 staff. We not only offer a competitive salary but also an attractive pension and a minimum of 46 days holiday per annum.

Further information on the University including facts and figures can be found here.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Computing here at Edinburgh Napier University. We are looking for a Lecturer in Data Engineering. The responsibility of the Lecturer in Data Engineering will be to bring the rigor of Software Engineering to the processes of the Data Scientist.

Applicants will be expected to teach and research in the areas of Date Engineering. Specifically, we are looking for people who have good working knowledge of industry standard tools in data pipeline building, such as Scala, Hadoop, Python, Amazon Web Services, and database systems.

The School is currently developing a new MSc in Data Engineering and a Graduate Apprenticeship in Data Science. As a Lecturer you will need to work with local industry in the development, delivery and monitoring of teaching within Data Engineering, and would ideally come with existing strong industry contacts to support such developments.

Who We Are Looking For

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Strong awareness of the industry standard tools in data pipeline building.
  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline.
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in Data Engineering to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes. 
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching specialisation. 
  • Demonstrate a level of achievement appropriate to the post being applied for, including international/ national standing, research track record of high quality outputs, external income generation, and academic leadership.

If you would like to know, more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits We Offer

Salary: Lecturer, Grade 6, GBP 39,609.00 - GBP 48,677.00

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 26 February 2019

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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