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Two Lecturers in Human-Computer Interaction (Research)

Swansea University - Department of Computer Science

Location: Swansea
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 per annum with USS benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th March 2019
Closes: 19th May 2019
Job Ref: AC03466

An exciting opportunity has arisen for academics with excellent research in Human Computer Interaction to join Swansea University’s Top 20 UK ranked Department of Computer Science, which is part of the College of Science. Furthermore, we have recently been awarded an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Enhancing Collaborations and Interactions with Data Driven and Intelligence enabled systems that will train the next generation of research and innovation leaders in human-centred approaches.

The Department welcomes applications from early career academics with a developing portfolio of research that has the potential to play a role in the future development of the discipline. The post involves teaching and supervision in Computer Science at both undergraduate and postgraduate level; and requires commitment to enhancing the student experience.

Main Duties
  1. Develop and disseminate research outputs in quality publications or other media.
  2. Secure resources to underpin research activity and responsibility for designing, planning and managing a sustained programme of research and of conducting original investigations within agreed timescales and budgets.
  3. Recognition for contribution to the discipline through making a personal contribution on research developments.
  4. Postgraduate Research Student Supervision and Development: Responsible for effective postgraduate research student supervision
  5. Take part in formulating College or University decisions and contribute to activities beyond the immediate research, teaching or scholarship commitments.
  6. Engage with professional activities related to the discipline through networking at conferences or involvement in external groups.
  7. Managing Self and Others: Support and enable the development of colleagues, students and/or yourself.
  8. Effective delivery of teaching, assessment and quality assurance of modules or other equivalent components of the taught portfolio. Review course content and materials, and develop, design and update materials in compliance with quality standards.
  9. Teaching practice based innovation which is up to date and informed by research or professional practice.
  10. Responsible for advancing personal teaching practice.
  11. Promote equality and diversity in working practices and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships
  12. Conduct the job role and all activities in accordance with safety, health and sustainability policies and management systems, in order to reduce risks and impacts arising from the work activity
  13. Ensure that risk management is an integral part of any decision making process, by ensuring compliance with the University’s Risk Management Policy.
Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

Informal enquiries contact details: Professor Arnold Beckmann, Head of Department of Computer Science,, or Professor Matt Jones, Head of College of Science,

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation. The college has an under-representation of women in the areas of research, so would particularly encourage applications from these backgrounds. Appointments will always be made on merit.

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