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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computational Neuroscience (Pathway 1)

University of Bristol - Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: £44,045 to £59,135 p.a. Grade K or L
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th August 2021
Closes: 3rd October 2021
Job Ref: ACAD105562

The role

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the area of computational neuroscience, to join the Neural Computation Research Group.

The appointee will be expected to take an active role in providing high quality and innovative teaching and perform internationally-leading research. Interest in developing innovative ways of integrating teaching, research and technology development will be especially welcomed. 

What will you be doing?

Research: You will be expected to carry out excellent research complementing that currently being pursued in the Department and to publish high-quality publications in high-ranking venues. 

Teaching: Take an active role in providing high quality and innovative teaching in the Department. This will include lecture courses, personal tutoring, problem classes, computer laboratories as well as supervising projects, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Citizenship: Contribute to the effective running of the Department, School and Faculty by undertaking academic leadership roles as specified by the Head of Department. 

You should apply if

  • You are passionate about research into computational neuroscience;
  • You have a track record of teaching at university level;
  • You have a proven ability to publish papers in high-ranking venues;
  • You understand how to implement inclusive approaches in your teaching/research/citizenship.

Additional information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact:

Professor Chris Allen, Head of Department of Computer Science, Lead Recruiter for this appointment



Dr Conor Houghton


or alternatively;

Professor Ian Nabney, Head of School


To find out more about what it's like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog:

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us. 

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