Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Computer Science

Durham (GB)
£33,199 - £48,676
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Computer Science

The role

Durham University is one of the world's top universities with strengths across the Science, Arts and Humanities, and Social Sciences. We are home to some of the most talented scholars and researchers from around the world who are tackling global issues and making a difference to people's lives.

The University sits in a beautiful historic city where it shares ownership of a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, the greatest Romanesque building in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

This is an exciting time to join the Department of Computer Science as it doubling in size over 10 year period. We are looking to appoint an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Computer Science.

Applicants must demonstrate teaching excellence in the field of Computer Science with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. We expect applicants to demonstrate ability in the leadership, development and running of our teaching programmes. The ability to lead, develop, and maintain software and hardware associated with teaching is also desirable. The role is 100% geared towards teaching and this includes undertaking pedagogical research.

The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

As a department we have fantastic international diversity with high-quality staff recruited from around the world. We are proud to have been a part of the School that was awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze award. In Computer Science we aim to create an open and inclusive workplace and study culture where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Diversity and equality are an important part of this commitment. We strive to ensure that this ethos informs everything we do at all levels, within the department and beyond, to provide flexible and inclusive environments that are designed to support both people and business needs.

Vacancy Reference: COMP19-57