LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
Salary
£32,548 to £47,772 per annum
Posted
29 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leeds Trinity has a lot to be proud of – we’re in sixth place nationally for our teaching quality and the top University in Yorkshire for student satisfaction and employability.  We’re looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our team and be part of our ongoing success story.  Applications are invited for the following post:
 
LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 
Starting salary in the range £32,548 to £47,772 per annum
 
Our BSc Computer Science is an exciting new addition to the Leeds Trinity University portfolio, developed in partnership with a diverse group of local technology business to meet their employment needs. 
 
The course will begin in September 2018 and will give students an opportunity to work on real-world technology projects, learn the right skills for a fast-paced industry and build their links with local employers to make sure they have the skillset and knowledge to step into a range of graduate jobs, including as software developers, designers, testers, network engineers, cyber security analysts or project managers.  
 
The School of Arts and Communication has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly-skilled practitioner to join its teaching team, to act as programme co-ordinator and to help to shape this new programme, further enhance our collaboration with industry and nurture our practical, academic and research expertise in this area.
 
We are looking to appoint a lecturer with excellent industry / practitioner experience and a strong grasp of the coding, development and project tools and techniques required to meet the demands of employers in the fast-growing digital sector.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the most up-to-date working practices, particularly in terms of software development and engineering and project delivery.  We need a team member who understands the benefits of collaborative working with a broad variety of industry partners, who can keep our programme fresh and at the cutting-edge of industry developments by working with our programme-dedicated employer advisory group and who will work to develop new links for the benefit of our students, graduate employability and our research expertise.
 
Leeds Trinity University’s School of Arts and Communication brings together staff expertise across a range of disciplines, has excellent industry links and a strong focus on the development of employability skills in our students. We offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlements, staff development opportunities and a pension scheme.
 
Candidates must possess an accredited HE Teaching qualification, have HEA Fellowship, or be prepared to undertake one as part of their probationary requirements.
 
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12.00 noon on 27th April 2018
 
Interviews for this post are expected to take place on either 8th May or 14th May 2018
 
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Catherine O’Connor, Head of the School of Arts and Communication   c.oconnor@leedstrinity.ac.uk.  
 
Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs 

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk or call 0113 283 7130.
 
Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.