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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

University of Derby

Location: Derby
Salary: £32,817 to £49,553
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 26th August 2021
Closes: 29th September 2021
Job Ref: 0266-21

Computing and Mathematics at Derby has a bold vision to deliver an outstanding learning experience to our students, further develop and expand our research capacity and increase our industry engagement in the region and beyond to fulfil targets for REF and KEF as well as providing the best opportunities to our graduates. The discipline area is located in the University’s STEM annex in Markeaton Street, where staff offices and lab facilities are co-located. Key investments in the last few years include dedicated data science facilities, a data visualisation ‘data cave’ and a VR lab as well as mobile VR equipment for teaching and research. The discipline area is actively engaged in knowledge exchange projects and an active applied research agenda. 

We have identified significant opportunities in areas related to Computer Science which aligns with the direction of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate curriculum as well as our research agenda and are hence strategically investing in new post(s) at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. The recruitment drive is focused on evidenced or emerging potential in the candidates to help us fulfil our ambition. The post(s) will further increase our teaching capacity across the subject, and research capacity in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Data Sciences, Computer Games, or Internet of Things.

Depending on level of appointment (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer), you will actively engage /build on your growing international research reputation in research and knowledge exchange which influences leading edge practice, informs and inspires the research-led curriculum and teaching and contributes to continuing subject expertise and contribution to the REF.

You will be expected to build on your potential/evidenced ability to acquire external funding, engage with industry and create high quality publications of international standing. You will be required to contribute to teaching in the discipline area in general as well as to areas related to subject specialisms.

Further information can be provided on request while informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Alistair McEwan, Head of Discipline of Computing and Mathematics on: A.McEwan@derby.ac.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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For more information and to apply on-line, please click the “Apply” button. https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/lecturer-senior-lecturer-computer-science/

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