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Lecturer / Associate Professor in Software Engineering

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
£45,585 – £64,914 p.a.
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

Salary: Grade 8 (£45,585 – £54,395 p.a.) or Grade 9 (£56,021 – £64,914 p.a.)
Reference: EPSCP1148
Location: Leeds campus

Full-time, Permanent

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in computer science? Do you have an excellent research record and the ability to obtaining research funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer (analogous to tenure track Assistant Professor) or Associate Professor in Software Engineering to join our internationally outstanding Computer Science activity.

Your research will align with the school’s research themes in computational science and engineering, and in distributed systems and services. The position provides an exceptional opportunity to pursue intradisciplinary research in collaboration with staff in both themes as well interdisciplinary research, in collaboration with extensive software engineering in Leeds and beyond. We are looking for an academic with a proven track record of research in Software Engineering, evidence of interdisciplinarity, and an ability to teach more broadly in Computer Science in a research-intensive Russell Group University.

We will consider applications from individuals with research interests, and an ability to contribute to our teaching, in areas related to software engineering, systems architecture or the underpinning theoretical foundations of computer science. Specifically, we invite applications from candidates capable of bringing an industrial perspective of software engineering and have experience of contemporary design methodologies, architectures and platforms.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow and contribute through working collaboratively in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive environment. You will join us in enhancing knowledge, innovation, education, student experience and the reputation of the University with a focus on quality and excellence.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 14.5% of salary.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available. And much more! 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Karim Djemame, Director of Research and Innovation (email: OR

Jie Xu, Head of Distributed Systems and Services Theme (email:

To apply, please click “Apply Now”.

Closing date: 19th March 2024

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