Senior Lecturer/Lecturer - Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
19 Jul 2017
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20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Maternity Cover
Part Time

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Fixed Term until 30 June 2018 – Maternity Cover)
Part Time – 0.6 fte
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: Senior Lecturer: £39,324 - £48,327; Lecturer: £33,943 - £38,183 (pro rata)

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. 

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is passionate about the principles and applications of Engineering, Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, you will provide expertise in one or more of the following areas: HCI, Social Media & Web Analytics, Embedded Systems, or Cyber Security. The significant focus of this post will be on learning and teaching, however you will also contribute to the wider activities of the department such as enhancement of research, and entrepreneurial activities. 

You must hold a first degree and it is desirable that you should be either qualified or soon to be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline, and have subject expertise in Computer Science with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality teaching within an appropriate field is essential. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of a relevant professional body is desirable.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Julie Walters, Principal Lecturer by email at  or Professor Shaun Lawson at 

For more information about the Department please visit their homepage at

For more information and to apply please visit   

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date: 20 August 2017

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