UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Teaching Fellow, Web and Internet Science

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2021
Ref
1546721FP
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Web & Internet Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 26 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1546721FP

As a pivotal member of our team you will use your expertise to help us deliver our vision and academic ambitions.  It is vital that we are capable of delivering a universally great student experience, and as such, you will be ready to communicate openly with colleagues and students alike, bringing their ideas and opinions into your delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Computer Science. You will also champion changes to the curriculum to give a great student experience. 

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) (http://ecs.soton.ac.uk) has an international reputation for world-class research across computer science, electronics, and electrical engineering. Research takes place in a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment and draws on our outstanding facilities.  With over 550 researchers from many different subject backgrounds, the research culture in ECS is fast changing and dynamic. We offer an exceptional education in a top-class research environment. Our degree programmes provide intensive academically testing courses. Our internationally renowned teaching and research have been ranked among the highest in the UK.  

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, ECS was first in the UK for the volume and quality of research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The volume and quality of ECS Computer Science research is in the top 10 in the UK, with 100% of Computer Science research impact rated as world-class or internationally excellent.

 If this sounds like the place you'd like to develop your career; you will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Computer Science along with experience of teaching.

 ECS holds an Athena SWAN bronze award in recognition of its’ continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering. We will give due consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and to those who have taken a career break. ECS provides a unique, friendly and supportive environment. We have a range of staff development programmes and a unique mentoring and wellbeing scheme. 

 To find out more about working at ECS, visit: https://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/workinghere   

 University of Southampton holds a Silver Athena Swan Award. Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic, LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position.  We are commited to improving equality for women in science and have been successful in achieving an  Athena SWAN bronze award in April 2020.   We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy*, onsite childcare facilities

 The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities.  This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

There is a great range of benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; generous holiday entitlement; subsidised health and fitness facilities; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts

*subject to qualifying criteria

 For more information, contact:  

Professor Paul Lewin, Head of ECS hod@ecs.soton.ac.uk  or Dr Bahar Rastegari, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence b.rastegari@soton.ac.uk 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lizzie Cessford (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507  or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1546721FP on all correspondence.