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Lecturer in Computing

School of Computing

Location:  Canterbury
Salary:  £34,804 to £48,114 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7 Academic to Grade 8
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 16 April 2021
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 23 May 2021  (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date:  Thursday 03 June 2021
Reference:  CEMS-052-21

The School of Computing is a welcoming and diverse environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we are proud of our friendly and inclusive culture. We support colleagues through a number of family-friendly policies, including a core hours’ policy and the right to apply for flexible working, and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence (for example, parental leave).

We are seeking to appoint a lecturer who can help us to deliver an excellent standard of education across a range of undergraduate programmes in computer science. You will prepare and deliver lectures, practical classes, small-group teaching, project supervision and student support, and will have responsibility for setting and marking assessments and exams.

The appointee will help us to build on our success in the last REF exercise when we were ranked in the top quartile of 89 Computing departments across the country, coming 12th by Research Intensity. 

We invite applications from candidates with research interests that can complement or enhance the School’s existing research strengths. This spans a broad range of computer science and is organized into 4 large and active research groups:

  • Computational Intelligence 
  • Cyber Security 
  • Data Science 
  • Programming Languages and Systems 

As Lecturer in Computing you will:

  • deliver and develop excellent teaching and learning support material across a range of modules to achieve the highest standards of student experience in a variety of settings
  • collaborate with colleagues in the School on course development, delivery and assessment, taking on appropriate management and administrative responsibilities  
  • undertake research of the highest quality within the School of Computing to enhance the University’s next REF submission

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • PhD in a discipline relevant to computer science or similar professional experience 
  • ability to effectively educate and assess undergraduate and postgraduate students across a wide variety of computer science modules
  • recent track record of publication in leading computer science journals or conferences

Please note a one page research plan and a one page teaching statement should be uploaded as part of your application, as well as a CV and cover letter.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply. For further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: CEMS-052-21

We particularly welcome applications from female candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area
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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely. 

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