Lectureship in Software Engineering/Programming Languages

London (GB)
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Computer Science & Information Systems

Lectureship in Software Engineering/Programming Languages (12169)
Full Time, open-ended post

Birkbeck, University of London, is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world by Times Higher Education. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing departments and has expanded by over 70% since its creation in 2009. We are based in the heart of Bloomsbury, a few minutes’ walk from the British Library, British Museum and other University of London colleges.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems is one of four in the School and it brings together research and teaching expertise related to its major research activities in Algorithms, Verification and Software, in Knowledge Representation and Data Management, and in Experimental Data Science. You will be expected to contribute to, or complement, one or more of these research groups.

We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in software engineering, programming languages and systems, or data analytics and data mining.

Most academic staff of the department contribute to one or more of our multidisciplinary research centres: the Birkbeck London Knowledge Lab and the Birkbeck Institute for Data Analytics.

Applicants are expected to have teaching experience and, in particular, to be able to develop and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses in software engineering and computer programming.

Ideally, applicants will have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field and have established an international reputation for outstanding research in Computer Science. It is expected that you will have experience commensurate with the level of the post.

Salary: Grade 7/8 of the College's London Pay Scale which is Lecturer A (Grade 7) - £36,548 rising to £41,772 per annum or Lecturer B (Grade 8) - £42,913 rising to £50,514 per annum.
This post is full time, 35 hours per week and open-ended. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 1 June 2017

Interviews are due to be held in the first week of July 2017
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Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating the Two Ticks scheme, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.