Lecturer B, Research and Teaching Track in Computer Science

Surrey, United Kingdom
£44,414 to £52,841
21 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Computer Science

Location: Guildford
Salary: £44,414 to £52,841
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 17 April 2023
Reference: 014923

Established in 1966, the University of Surrey provides life-changing education for its students and impactful research that delivers solutions to global problems. The Times Higher Education rated Surrey 55th in the world for impact and the National Student Survey put us in the top 10 in the UK. In the area of Computer Science, we ranked 7th in the national Research Excellence Framework 2021 for the quality of outputs submitted; and Surrey is number one in the UK for graduate employability by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

We are investing heavily in the Department of Computer Science to build on our expertise and global impact and grow the department. We are looking to recruit a number of Lecturers, either on the ‘Research and Teaching Track’ or ‘Teaching Track’, earlier on in their research career who are demonstrating an ability to support the development of colleagues and support students through teaching excellence.

We are seeking candidates who can contribute to our course offerings and to develop and extend our current research portfolio in AI, Cyber Security, and Distributed and Networked Systems.  We are particularly keen to attract applications in areas including;

Find out more about our job opportunities here

Data Science, Practical Security, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, NLP, HCI and Usability, Digital Security and Resilience, Autonomous Systems and Robotics, Complex Systems, and Software Engineering.

The role involves;

  • Developing a personal research portfolio in line with the Faculty’s research strategy.
  • Taking a lead in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Participating in Faculty and University administration. 

Investment is creating a thriving hub of activity and an inspiring environment within which to grow and further develop a career as well as new collaborations. 

We are looking for;

  • A higher professional qualification, normally a doctoral degree.
  • Proven academic leadership. 
  • Achievement in scholarship and research at a national level in a relevant discipline.
  • Evidence of a leadership/development role in high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Evidence of making a contribution to the administration and general life and work of an academic institution.


We offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working (dependent on work duties).

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

How to apply

With your application, please attach a full CV with a ‘supporting statement’ evidencing how you meet the essential criteria (maximum 2 sides of A4). We encourage applications from UK as well as non-UK nationals.

For further information about this unique and exciting opportunity, please email Suzi Fox in the Resourcing Team on to arrange a call.

Closing date for applications 23:59 Monday 17th April 2023 

Interview on site in Guildford between 2nd - 16th May 2023

Further details: Job Description

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