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Lecturer In Computing

University of Dundee - Computing

Location: Dundee
Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 Grade 7
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021
Job Ref: SSEN0340

The School of Science and Engineering comprises the disciplines of: Biomedical, Civil, Electronic, and Mechanical Engineering; Computing; Mathematics; Physics; Graduate Apprenticeships and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). We also host the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science, which has been designed to disrupt positively the forensic-science ecosystem. The School benefits from superb research infrastructure, substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and the University’s established excellence in delivering undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

Computing at the University of Dundee is truly distinctive. Our research benefits society and helps to enhance the lives of many individuals. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) rated our computing research 3rd in Scotland and 22nd in the UK (of 89 institutions); the panel noted in particular the strength of our Research Environment and Impact, where we were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent throughout.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Fixed-Term Lecturer in Computing to develop and deliver teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. We encourage applications from candidates with experience of deploying and using modern learning technologies. This is a part-time (0.5 FTE) and available until 31 July 2024.

Your priorities will include:

  • Contribute to the development of new pedagogy insights within Computing at the highest level
  • Carry out teaching and supervision at undergraduate or postgraduate level, including the development and delivery of blended teaching, contributing to curriculum design, enhancement of the student learning experience, and scholarship
  • Engage in appropriate opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary scholarship with other academic or industrial partners
  • Contribute to the School’s academic and pastoral support for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Co-supervise project students

Who we’re looking for:

  • MSc or PhD in Computing (or a closely related subject)
  • Evidence of subject-level knowledge and practice in programming
  • Clear evidence of learning and teaching competence
  • Evidence or appreciation of use of innovative teaching methods
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.

For further information about this position please contact Prof Annalu Waller (a.waller@dundee.ac.uk) and/or Dr Michael Crabb (m.z.crabb@dundee.ac.uk). To find out more about Computing please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/computing/ .

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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