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Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

University of Birmingham - School of Computer Science

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97113

Position Details

School of Computer Science 

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 9

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Job summary

The School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham seeks to recruit an outstanding computer scientist for the role of Associate Professor in Computer Science to provide educational leadership at the University of Birmingham’s Dubai Campus.

The key responsibilities are to develop and deliver the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as noted above, as appropriate to the disciplinary area, contributing at a senior level on a sustained basis to the whole range of teaching leadership and administration. 

Teaching is to include: 

  1. development and leadership of the teaching programmes; and 
  2. enhancement of the student experience or employability.  

You will demonstrate a significant contribution to the advancement of teaching (policy, practice, standards) of the subject, provide leadership in teaching and learning that is innovative, with a significant contribution to the debate nationally about teaching.  

Management and administration will initially involve managing activity on the Dubai campus with extensive collaboration and liaison back to our Edgbaston Campus.  You may also be involved more widely across the University in sustained high value impact knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement and similar activities.

We provide an inclusive environment and are committed to a recruitment process free from discrimination. We believe that supporting a variety of career trajectories is vital for world class computer science to flourish. 

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Mark Lee, Head of Computer Science email (Birmingham) and Dr Kashif Rajpoot, Programme Director/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science email (Dubai)  

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