|Salary:||£61,923 to £67,259|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||25th May 2023|
In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation, UCL Computer Science was ranked second in the UK for research power and first in England.
Global Disability Innovation Hub is a research and practice centre driving disability innovation for a fairer world. It is part of the department of Computer Science and hosts the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Assistive Technology.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Associate Professor to join our innovative and creative team. You will support the growth of the Computer Science Department through conducting research, teaching, outreach and enterprise activities with a focus on technology and ecosystem development. You will have a track record in one or more of the following areas:
Main duties will be to teach modules in support of our Disability, Design and Innovation Masters programme, obtain research funding support and carry out research and produce publications.
The salary scale for Lecturer is Grade 8 £48,614 - £57,041
The salary scale for Assoc. Professor is Grade 9 £61,923 - £67,259
You will have a PhD or equivalent in Global Disability Innovation or a closely related field (e.g Human Computer Interaction, Engineering). Possess a strong knowledge of a relevant subject area and a demonstrated link to how this will grow research and teaching in the area of Global Disability Innovation. You will have subject expertise enabling contributions to the Disability, Design and Innovation MSc. You will obtain research funding support and produce publications or other research outputs. You will supervise and assist with supervision of the departments undergraduates, taught graduate (Master) or research graduate students.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits such as:
- 41 Days holiday including bank holidays.
- Hybrid working
- Final Salary Pension Scheme
- Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
- On-Site nursery
- On-site gym
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
- Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
- Discounted medical insurance.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/.
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff
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