Director of Online Programmes and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Academic Education Pathway)

London (Greater) (GB)
Grade 8, £55,130 – £63,328 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 London Allowance
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Director of Online Programmes and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science on its exciting new Academic Education Pathway (AEP), starting in Autumn 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

This role will focus primarily on online teaching and enhancing online educational quality and innovation in the department of Informatics. In a first instance, the candidate will focus on the design and delivery a new exciting online Master’s programme in Cybersecurity (planned to be launched in 2020). Building on a first successful launch, and in collaboration with King’s Online, the aspiration is then to develop a portfolio of online programmes within the Department of Informatics, possibly involving other departments at King’s. 

The Academic Education Pathway is focused on the delivery of education, education-related scholarship, and leadership in education. It creates a clear pathway for recognition, reward and opportunities for advancement for exceptional educators. The role offers significant opportunities of progression on the academic education pathway as the incumbent will be able lead the Department in innovative education techniques, e.g. blended learning and flipped classroom approach, building on their experience of online delivery.

Applicants must have a PhD in computer science or STEM subject. The successful applicant will be part of the Department of Informatics and will be expected to contribute to its wider activities and development. Engagement in research related to computer science where applicable in improving research-led teaching on taught programmes is encouraged.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.  

The closing date for applications is 10/09/2019. 

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation. The candidates will have the opportunity to meet members of the department on the presentation day. Presentations are scheduled to be held on 01/10/2019 and interviews on 02/10/2019.