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Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Heriot-Watt University - School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences (DUBAI CAMPUS)

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: AED217,593 to AED267,361
£45,983.93 to £56,501.40 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2019
Closes: 31st March 2019
Job Ref: IRC21160

The School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences has been teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at our Dubai Campus since it opened in 2005. In 2019 we are introducing the MSc Artificial Intelligence and the MSc Business Information Management. This continued expansion of our programmes has necessitated the recruitment of another academic staff member to deliver computer science courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The post holder will join an established group of school academic staff at the Dubai Campus and we plan to expand our student numbers over the next five years.

We are expanding our Computer Science teaching at our Dubai campus and we require an additional Assistant Professor to deliver courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Ideally we would like this new position to be filled by the 1st August 2019, ready for the start of the new Academic year in September. The Assistant Professor will develop, deliver and assess various undergraduate and postgraduate Computer Science courses at the University’s Dubai Campus.

In addition this position will require the undertaking of basic administrative duties, involvement in student recruitment activities and the supervision of postgraduate and undergraduate student projects and dissertations. The successful applicants will hold a postgraduate degree in Computer Science or a cognate discipline. Previous teaching experience is essential.

Please note that this job description is not exhaustive, and the role holder may be required to undertake other relevant duties commensurate with the grading of the post. Activities may be subject to amendment over time as the role develops and/or priorities and requirements evolve.

The appointment is conditional upon successful completion of all Labour and Immigration formalities, and the start date will need to be delayed if the employment visa is not in place.

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