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Lecturer, School of Electronics & Computer Science

Southampton, United Kingdom
£44,263 to £56,021 per annum
Closing date
26 Dec 2023

School of Electronics & Computer Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £44,263 to £56,021 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 26 December 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2536623FP

Shape the future. Starting with your own.

Imagine working in an environment where your contribution is so far reaching that you will be changing the world - this is reality - if you choose.  

Pursue your research interests and inspire the next generation with a boundary-pushing University.

ECS is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year with strategic investment in the following areas:

  • Digital systems
  • Wireless communications
  • Quantum electronics
  • Power electronics
  • Energy security and reliability

Whether you’re pursuing a new career in higher education, returning to work after a career break, or looking to develop existing skills, the University of Southampton is the place to do something truly unique with your expertise. 

You’ll have the scope to create your own opportunities. For example, a colleague joined us in 2017 with an industrial background. Since then, she’s built a strong publishing record, mentored students, advised industrial partners, and been awarded several research grants. She’s directed her progress and was promoted to Professor in 2021. She’s now managing a new interdisciplinary research group and playing a key role in University-level initiatives. 

Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, we’re progressive and we push the boundaries of what we’re teaching our students – and what we’re learning alongside them. We encourage and support our staff to pursue their research and develop enterprise activities. With major sector centres including Responsible AI UK, centres for Healthcare Technologies, Flexible Electronics and e-Textiles, and Internet of Things, and modern laboratory facilities from the Zepler cleanrooms to the Tony Davis High Voltage lab, our reputation for teaching, research and enterprise is exceptional. 

You’ll need a PhD, or equivalent professional qualifications, with extensive research experience and a collaborative approach to working across research areas. It’s not essential that you have teaching experience, but you must be comfortable to inspire students. We’ll support you to develop your skills and keep making progress.  

Athena SWAN Bronze Award recognised, we’re committed to improving equality for women in science and engineering, so we’ll help you find a good work-life balance with flexible or even part-time working hours, with a workload adjusted accordingly. ECS provides a unique, friendly and supportive environment. We have a range of staff development programmes and a unique mentoring and wellbeing scheme. Please visit to find out more about working with us. 

This is an exciting place to work and shape your future, and the future of the next generation of ECS alumni.   And, with access to onsite childcare facilities, our comprehensive benefits package also includes a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance (30 days plus 8 bank holidays and 6 University closure days), subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts.

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.

For more information about the opportunities you could create with us, please contact Professor Tim Norman, Head of ECS

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