Lecturer or Associate Professor in Computer Science

United Kingdom
£41,526 to £59,135 p.a.
Aug 30, 2020
Sep 29, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Are you an academic with a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in Computer Science?

Do you have an excellent research record and proven success or potential for obtaining research funding?

Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

Do you seek to deliver innovative student education including blended and online-distance learning?

The School of Computing has an ambitious research and education programme that is delivering world-class graduates, and strengthening the School's internationally leading research base.

As part of this strategy we are seeking outstanding candidates with a track record of excellence that aligns with the School's research themes, and in particular research expertise in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and/or Data Science to join the University's extensive interdisciplinary research networks in these areas and to enable us to address University wide initiatives including the development of Online Distance Learning courses in AI and Data Science.

As Lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the school, faculty and university and contribute to academic leadership in the field of Computer Science. For appointments at Associate Professor Level, you must also be able to demonstrate international standing in your field, a track record of successful and substantive grant applications, the capacity to deliver an outstanding student experience and an ability to undertake successful academic leadership.

We are one of only a few Schools of Computing or Computer Science in England with a Silver Athena Swan award , evidence for our commitment and achievements in advancing the careers of women. In addition, our Faculty, and the University in general, are deeply committed to advancing equality and inclusion more broadly.

Your application must include:

A CV clearly listing your journal and conference publications; the value and source of the funding you have been awarded and whether this was as the principal or co-investigator.

A research statement (maximum length: 2 sides of A4) that includes a summary of your track record; the fit of your research to the School of Computing and University of Leeds and a 5 year plan for developing your research.

A teaching statement (maximum length: 2 sides of A4) that includes a summary of your relevant teaching experience; the modes of delivery that you have used and examples of innovative practice you have used in your teaching.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Andy Bulpitt , Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6816 or email: a.j.bulpitt@leeds.ac.uk

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