Professor and Head of Computing and Information Systems

Greenwich, London (Greater) (GB)
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor and Head of Computing and Information Systems

Computing & Information Systems

Location:  Greenwich 
Salary:  £57,674 to £68,836 
Contract Type:  Permanent 
Closing Date:  Friday 28 October 2016
Interview Date:  To be confirmed 
Reference:  1109-E

The Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities is seeking to appoint a Professor and Head of Department for Computing and Information Systems. You will lead a vibrant department, the largest within the University, which provides a range of programmes and courses in the fields of computer science, software engineering, network technologies, security and forensics, business computing, digital media, and games design and development.

The Department has a strong commitment to teaching excellence and research, widening participation, diversity and internationalism which is reflected in our staff and student profiles.  It also has extensive TNE provision with many international students across the world studying in a range of partner centres. The Department is currently comprised of approximately 50 members of staff and has over 1200 students as well as a number of active research groups.

The ideal candidate would be experienced within academia with an existing high quality research and teaching background in a specialist area in Computer Science.  The successful applicant will lead, develop and implement the strategy and operational plan for the Department, ensuring the continued delivery of the Department’s academic programmes, setting and maintaining high quality academic standards and assuring and enhancing the academic quality and student experience. The successful candidate will also be expected to foster research and enterprise engagement within the Department. They must also demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to embed the vision and priorities for the Department, leading by example, managing resources, maintaining a healthy team ethos and achieving active membership of and contribution to the Faculty management teams.

This is a key role in the Faculty structure and will work closely with the Pro Vice Chancellor, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellors, and other senior members of staff to ensure the successful delivery of the Faculty’s objectives and plans.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.