Lecturer in Computer Science

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
04 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.  

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.

The Department of Computer Science has been at the leading edge of computer science in the UK for six decades. It awarded some of the country’s first Computer Science degrees and laid the groundwork for the foundation of the British Computer Society. Today, it is a vibrant, modern department comprising approximately 50 academic staff, 60 research staff and PhD students.    

Responsibilities
The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a Lectureship in Computer Science. The appointed academic will conduct research in the areas of Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data or Visual Analytics and contribute to the preparation and delivery of the Computer Science modules to undergraduate students including Data Science and specialised modules for post graduates.    

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science; excellent knowledge of Data Science, Machine Learning, Visual Analytics or Big Data and experience of providing education in core Computer Science subjects. Candidates should also hold a recognised qualification/accreditation relevant to education or be working towards this. Experience of education leadership is highly desirable as is experience of working in or collaborating with relevant industry.     

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 11:59PM 1st February 2021

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions     

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