UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Computer Science

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Posted
07 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Computer Science

Department  Computer and Information Sciences (www.strath.ac.uk/cis/)
Faculty  Faculty of Science (www.strath.ac.uk/science/)
Staff Category    Teaching
Reference No    105050
Reports To    Head of Department
Grade:    8/9
Salary Range:    Grade 8 (£39,992 - £49,149)                Grade 9 (£50,618 - £56,950)
Contract Type:    Open Contract
FTE:    1FTE
Closing Date    Wednesday, 7 March 2018
 

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) seeks to appoint either a Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Computer Science to: lead the design, development and delivery of a range of computer science teaching programmes and undertake student assessment activities; lead scholarship, professional and knowledge exchange activities including continuing professional development CPD; and to carry out senior administrative tasks assigned by the Head of Department.

The successful applicant will have primary interests and expertise in computer programming. The appointee will be expected to manage and teach on the Department’s new MSc Software Development degree including course directorship.  The ability to teach programming in one or more of the programming languages taught on this course (i.e. Python, JavaScript, Java) is essential, as is the ability to teach programming in the software engineering context.  The appointee will also be appointed PGT Deputy Director for continuing professional development (CPD) and will be expected to lead development and delivery of CPD computer programming offerings.

Candidates will demonstrate appropriate experience in their teaching discipline with have a record of achievement in their career to date.  They will have ambitious academic goals, and understanding and experience of generating CPD income.

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate that you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (http://www.strath.ac.uk/hr/workforus).
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Steven Buchanan , Reader (0141 548 3409 or email steven.buchanan@strath.ac.uk).

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.