ASTON UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Computer Science

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£32,548 to £38,833 per annum 
Posted
23 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Computer Science (2 posts)
Engineering & Applied Science
Salary:     £32,548 to £38,833 per annum 
Grade:     Grade 08
Basis:     Full Time 
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 23 November 2017
Interview Date:     To be confirmed 
Reference:     R170488


We seek to appoint two Lecturers to join a collegiate team of computer scientists. In Computer Science we deliver distinctive programmes at undergraduate and masters levels that achieve some of the highest employability rates for CS graduates in the UK. Our research expertise includes AI, robotics, machine learning, natural language processing, HCI, digital health and software engineering, often spanning discipline boundaries. 

You will have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in cyber security, software engineering or HCI but we welcome applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science.

Your teaching duties may include the design and delivery of theory and practice-based modules at undergraduate and masters levels, for both conventional on-campus and degree apprenticeship programmes. You will also be expected to make significant contributions to our research, including the attraction of PhD students and external research funding. 

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised recently by a prestigious Silver Award to EAS, and we pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly and supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere”.

The proposed starting date is in January 2018, but there is scope for flexibility.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please do this via our website at: https://jobs.aston.ac.uk/

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk.