UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Engineering, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence 

Location
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Posted
27 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Engineering, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence 

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Lecturer: £33,797 - £40,322 pa dependent on skills and experience. Senior Lecturer: £40,322 - £51,034 pa dependent on skills and experience.

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The School of Engineering and Computer Science - Department of Engineering is seeking to appoint two (2) new Lecturer/Senior Lecturers in Digital Engineering, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence, to support our new Meng/BEng in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence. You will ideally have specific knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Digital engineering
  • Robotics (including Design & assembly)
  • Artificial Intelligence

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will undertake teaching and assessment in engineering and technology modules, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in Digital Engineering, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence. You will also support learning through design and development of course materials including online content and undertaking necessary tutorial, laboratory and administrative activities.

You will be expected to contribute actively to research interests of the school and develop short courses, commercial and KTP related activities in the school. You will supervise postgraduate research projects and apply for external funding to support research and commercial activities.

For the role of Senior Lecturer you will also undertake an administrative role in the School such as Module Leadership, assisting with programme management, or other similar duties, provide leadership in an aspect of research or commercial activities and undertake other duties within the framework of the post as delegated by the Head of Department or Head of Subject Group.

Skills and Experience

You must have experience of working in Digital Engineering, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence within Higher Education or of working in a relevant sector. In addition to this you will need proven experience of teaching or tutoring at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. You must have a strong commitment to teaching, learning and student support at University level and a potential willingness to attract external funding. You will have demonstratable proficiency in English Language, with excellent oral and written communication skills. You must have a strong desire to enthuse and engage our students and be effective within a team setting. We will also expect from you a willingness to develop module and programme level material whilst also demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement and to undertake professional qualifications where appropriate.

For the role of Senior Lecturer, you must have substantial experience of working in Digital Engineering, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence closely related areas. You will also be required to have a strong track record of research publications and/or industrial experience and evidence of securing external funding. In addition to this, you must have the knowledge and demonstrable experience to contribute to the School's teaching and research areas.

Qualifications Required

You must hold a minimum of a first degree in a relevant Engineering, computer Science or related subject area or equivalent.

The role of Senior Lecturer will also require a doctorate (completed or near completion) in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science or related subject area or relevant industrial experience.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Informal inquiries about the post may be made to Associate Professor Daniel McCluskey, Head of Department of Engineering at d.mccluskey@herts.ac.uk or Associate Professor Scarlett Xiao, Head of Digital Engineering Subject Group at s.a.xiao@herts.ac.uk

Benefits

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family friendly-policies. #GoHerts

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 26 July 2020.

Interview date: w/c 17 August 2020.

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