NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Professor / Associate Professor in Computer or Information Sciences

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Computing and Information Sciences at Northumbria University has a new state-of-the-art £7m Computer and Information Sciences building, at the heart of our city centre campus in Newcastle upon Tyne, providing a stunning learning and teaching environment for students and staff.

The Department has research strengths in AI and machine learning, networks and cyber security, HCI and social computing, data science and information systems. High quality applicants who can strengthen one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply; however, we welcome applications from any relevant area of computer or information science and particularly encourage applicants who are working at the intersection(s) of computer and information science and other disciplines.

As a senior Academic colleague, you will assist the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in your academic field. You must demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership (of your subject and associated colleagues), through active contribution to your discipline and to the life and work of the Faculty and the wider University. This will include contributing to significant change within practice, the discipline, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level.

To be successful in this role you will have externally recognised research outputs of a quality that are internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and demonstrable success in securing research funding. You should also demonstrate academic leadership experience and strong standing with external bodies and networks in your field.  

For informal enquiries about this post please contact the Head of Department, Professor Shaun Lawson: shaun.lawson@northumbria.ac.uk.

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1st January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019