Lecturer in Software Engineering

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
17 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Join us to play a key role in delivering our strategic ambitions

Lecturer in Software Engineering – Permanent

It’s an exciting time to join us! As an ambitious university, we are aiming to deliver on our strategic vision to grow our academic reputation and deliver an unrivalled student experience. Operating at the leading edge of our academic disciplines in research, pedagogy and professional practice, we are looking for passionate and committed academic staff to deliver innovative research-led teaching programmes. A focus for all our academic staff is to maximise networks, build relationships with industry to deliver  income growth, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and internationalise our work with a focus on Transnational Education Programmes(TNE).  

As a forward thinking institution, Edinburgh Napier University is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our gender pay gap is currently one of the lowest in the sector. We support flexible part-time working. As an inclusive employer, we actively encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups.  

Our School of Computing is home to 70 academics, 1400 students and holds professional accreditation from the British Computer Society with some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in the UK. 

The role
As a Lecturer in Software Engineering you will enhance our research and enterprise capability to develop our Graduate Apprenticeship and Undergraduate Global Online teaching provision. You will contribute to teaching in areas such as: Software Engineering Methods; Concurrent and Parallel Systems; Mathematics for Software Engineering; Games Engineering; Software Development; Dev Ops; Cloud Computing; and Simulation and Modelling. 

You will work with industry and other organisations in the development, delivery and monitoring of teaching. Our ideal candidate will have existing industry contacts to support such developments.

A developing track record in research publications and income generation is essential. Our research in Software Engineering is inter-disciplinary and you will have the opportunity to work within multiple thriving research groups. You may work on a range of topics including intelligence-driven software engineering and nature-inspired optimisation and learning. Our specialist laboratories include Applied AI, used in research relating to the Internet of Things, Swarm Robotics, and a High Performance Computing Cluster.

As a lecturer, you will work within a vibrant research and teaching group, where you will initially have 30% of your time dedicated to building research. There is support for travel to conferences, purchasing equipment and developing your network. We offer a range of development including our Research and Innovation Office who support grant funding applications. Lastly, you will be mentored by a Professor and we aim to have you quickly join a PhD student supervisory team.

Who we are looking for
Applicants must demonstrate:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.  
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile 
  • Continuous professional/academic development
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes 
  • Evidence of research led teaching and/or training in software engineering
  • Academic achievement including international/national standing, research outputs, income generation and academic leadership.
  • A willingness to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online

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Benefits We Offer

Grade 6: £Competitive with excellent benefits.  

Additional Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mark Smith on 01314552225 or email m.smith3@napier.ac.uk

Closing date for applications, midnight Sunday 2 June 2019. 

Grade 6 Salary: GBP 39609-GBP 48677