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Senior Lecturer - Computer Science

University of Sunderland - Technology - School of Computer Science

Location: Sunderland
Salary: £40,958 to £51,035 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd August 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: 0358-21

Hours per Week: 37

The School of Computer Science is one of two schools in the Faculty of Technology, the other being the School of Engineering. The school, and faculty, prides itself on being responsive, adaptive, innovative and accessible to all, with supportive staff who our students tell us truly make a difference to their experience at this life changing university.

We have just opened the doors of our new Digital Incubator which is to be home to students honing entrepreneurial skills as freelance digital developers. The faculty has also seen recently just seen a large investment in new equipment and facilities to support our staff and students.

With a focus on curriculum and employment we develop our programmes to enable students to meet the needs of industry and believe in a research informed approach to teaching and learning. We have key strengths in Machine Learning, Games Development, Data Science, Networking, Cyber Security and Forensic Computing.

The School of Computer Science and the Faculty is undergoing a period of growth and investment. As such we are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science with a specific focus on one or more of the following areas:

  • Games Development
  • Networking
  • Cybersecurity (including Digital Forensics)
  • Data Science
  • AI & Machine Learning

You will be a confident developer/programmer, with in-depth experience of many aspects of computer science and possess excellent communication and presentation skills, being capable of teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students across our portfolio. Being a team player is immensely important in our school, therefore you will demonstrate a flexible and supportive outlook in your relationships with staff and students alike.

As a Senior Lecturer you will have knowledge and experience of programme reviews and curriculum development and contribute to the upkeep and concurrency of our programme portfolio. Having a research profile, as part of the role you will be expected to engage in and develop your research, contributing to the School, Faculty and University research agenda.

For informal queries, please contact Professor John Murray (Academic Dean - Faculty of Technology) at

Read about our student blogger's experience of studying Computer Science:

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