Technical Skills Instructor in Computing

Coventry, United Kingdom
£26,250-£35,222 per annum
23 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 24/08/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £26,250-£35,222 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is looking for a Technical Skills Instructor in Computer Science.

The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing atCoventry University is one of the largest in the UK and is nationally and internationally renowned as a centre of innovation for its teaching, learning and research of computing subject areas. The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is one of three schools within the faculty and has a very successful suite of courses supported by excellent staff, teaching facilities and laboratories. The school is responsible for the development of a thriving portfolio of teaching and research. We offer undergraduate degrees in Business Information Technology, Computer Science, Computing, EthicalHacking and Cybersecurity, Games Technology and Multimedia Computing. Ourpostgraduate courses include Data Science and Computational Intelligence,Computer Science, Network and Forensic Computing.

Coventry University has recently been awarded Gold in the teaching excellence framework (TEF) exercise and ranked second in the UK. In the Guardian University Guide 2018, Coventry is ranked 12th in the UK. Our commitment to teaching is one of the key drivers of our success and we invite applications from enthusiastic and inspiring academics that would like to join our team.

We are interested in expanding our teaching in computer science and related areas, and are looking for a Technical Skills Instructor to support this work.

You will be responsible for our specialist teaching labs (currently Ethical Hacking, Cisco Networking, and 2 Computer Games labs). You will work with course teams using those labs to ensure that they are maintained and equipped to support teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also be responsible for liaising with IT Services on aspects of IT that impact on the School.

Applicants should hold a degree in Computer Science or related subject, or relevant professional experience in a similar role. Relevant professional qualifications would be an advantage. Experience of working in higher education will be very useful.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do.

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