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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computing

University of Northampton

Location: Northampton
Salary: £34,804 to £49,553 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd July 2021
Closes: 23rd August 2021
Job Ref: UN3710

Salary: £34,804 - £49,553 per annum

Location: Waterside Campus

Closing Date: 23-08-2021

Ref No: UN3710

Interview date: W/C 6 September 2021

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computing with specialisation in the areas of Mobile Apps Development. Current key priorities for the Technology Subject Area are in the areas of computer science, software engineering, computer networking, artificial intelligence, internet and data security, games design including virtual and augmented reality, advanced manufacturing, vertical and sustainable transportation and advanced testing technologies including non-destructive testing.

Reporting to the Subject Leader for Technology, the post holder will be expected to lecture on computing modules and programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and take on programme leadership duties (at Senior Lecturer).  The post holder will have the ability to offer knowledge and experience particularly in mobile apps development, although expertise to flexibly support other computing-related disciplines is desirable.

The post holder will also be expected to develop and manage critical aspects of the expanding research and enterprise activities within the Technology Subject Area.

About you 

You should have a demonstrable track record of providing an outstanding research-informed, personalised student learning experience; demonstrating creativity and innovation in the effective development, planning, delivery, and assessment of a wide variety of learning opportunities to enable high quality student outcomes.

You will be able to provide high quality management of modules and programmes (for Senior Lecturer), taking a proactive approach to the implementation of established quality assurance processes, contributing to the design and implementation of quality enhancement initiatives, and undertaking all necessary associated administration.

You will be able to show that you can:

  • undertake personal tutorial support and provide a key academic point of contact for students
  • communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues in the development and delivery of programmes and modules
  • participate in emerging academic, and professional and research practices

You will be able to demonstrate how you develop and/or maintain a personal record of published research and scholarly outputs, for example subject specific and/or pedagogic research or case studies, at national and preferably international level, and how you would make a proactive contribution to securing external funding to support this activity.



  • Degree qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject area
  • Master’s degree in relevant subject
  • Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion.
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale.


  • Relevant professional qualification

Right to Work 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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