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Lecturer in Computer Science (Software Engineering)
Ref. 50064356

£43,611 to £48,433 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Design, Creative and Digital Industries

Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week. 

The School of Computer Science and Engineering is seeking to recruit a committed, adaptable individual to join our experienced team of academic staff as a Lecturer in Computer Science (Software Engineering).

You must be sufficiently proficient in major programming languages and have a good practical understanding of software development principles and practice and be able to adapt to teaching from level 3 to level 7. 

The School is seeking to broaden its current strengths in the area of Computer Science and Software Engineering and seeking candidates who can complement and add to the expertise of the existing members of the School. We will consider applications from individuals with research interests, and an ability to contribute to our teaching in areas related to software engineering, such as systems architecture, algorithms and complexity, concurrency, formal methods, web, and full stack development. We specifically invite applications from candidates capable of bringing an industrial perspective of software engineering and have experience of contemporary design methodologies, architectures and platforms. 

Most of the teaching duties for the post will be in the area of Computer Science and Software Engineering at undergraduate and postgraduate level, though this may vary. 

We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics or with the equivalent experience gained in industry.

Duties will include teaching face-to-face and online, setting assessment, marking, and giving feedback, supervision of final year and post-graduate projects, and acting as a personal tutor to provide pastoral support to students. As part of the role, you will be expected to support students for competitions, work based learning and other opportunities for enterprise.

Furthermore, you will also be expected to contribute to School strategic subject based, professional or pedagogic research and development, and other scholarly activities in order to support your teaching. Staff are also encouraged to develop their external research profile and the appointee to this post will be expected to contribute to one or more of the School’s multidisciplinary Research Groups.

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We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage. 

Closing date: midnight on: 10 April 2023

Interviews are likely to be held: On a date to be confirmed. 

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