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Lecturer in Computer Science

University of Hertfordshire - School of Engineering and Computer Science

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £35,333 to £42,155 pa dependent on relevant skills and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd September 2022
Closes: 18th October 2022
Job Ref: 044575

FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)    

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH7 £35,333 - £42,155 pa dependent on relevant skills and experience

Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus, Hatfield.

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the department's teaching, assessment and curriculum development activities.

The candidates appointed will be expected to contribute to learning and teaching relevant to core computer science topics, participate in curriculum review and development, design and develop new modules, and supervise student projects at all levels. There is an expectation that appointed candidates will be required to teach online, in a blended mode and face-to-face.

The appointees may have an opportunity to strengthen the research culture in the Department by pursuing research. 

However, preference will be given to candidates whose priority is teaching.

Skills and Experience

We are looking to recruit computer scientists with expertise in, and demonstrable experience of teaching or delivering and assessing modules in the following subject areas:

We expect all candidates to be able to teach: 

  • Programming: Python, C, C++, and Java

And then any one of the following: 

  • Practical computer networking
  • User Experience and interface evaluation
  • Databases: MySQL, Oracle
  • Software and Hardware aspects of IoT

The successful candidates will also need to demonstrate the flexibility to teach across mainstream topics in computer science.  You will possess excellent communication skills in English and have demonstrable experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Whilst face to face teaching is expected, and we encourage applications from those seeking flexible employment options.

Prior experience of delivering innovative modules and assessments for varying sized groups of students in a blended or online mode would be an asset.

It is desirable that candidates have a track record of publication, external research funding, collaboration across disciplines, experience of different types of assessment and higher education quality assurance.

Qualifications required

You must hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification) in a relevant subject area.

ATAS Certificate

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.

Applicants are asked to attach a personal statement showing clearly how their skills match the Person Specification.

Contact Details: Dr Simon Trainis, Head of Computer Science S.A.Trainis@herts.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 18 October 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

Reference Number: 044575

Date advert placed: 21/09/2022

The School of Engineering and Computer Science is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder, and we are committed to providing a supportive environment and flexible working arrangements. The university also provides an onsite childcare facility and child-centred holiday clubs. Staff work with the university values, which are: Friendly, Ambitious, Collegial, Enterprising, and Student focused.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

Apply online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

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