ASTON UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Computer Science

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£39,992 to £47,722 per annum
Posted
15 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Ref
R180276
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a number of new lecturers to join an expanding and 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. We value impactful research and our expertise includes AI, robotics, machine learning, natural language processing, HCI, computing education, 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 or human-computer interaction, but we welcome applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science.

Your teaching duties may include contributions to 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.

This is a particularly exciting time to join Computer Science at Aston. As we grow, we are establishing new degree programmes in the areas of cybersecurity and AI, we are expanding our collaborative research activities, especially with businesses, and we are a leading member of the new national Institute of Coding.

The minimum period for which initial appointments are made is normally five years. However, the normal expectation is that Lecturers will transfer to a continuing appointment during this period on demonstrating acceptable performance in their research, teaching and other duties

For further information, please contact the head of group, Prof. Pete Sawyer on +44 (0)121 204 3058 or p.sawyer@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

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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