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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Computer Science

Technology - School of Computer Science

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £34,304 to £51,801 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 August 2022
Reference:  0387-22
Further details:    Job Description     Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is internationally known for quality teaching, 'world-leading' research and has a reputation for producing work-ready graduates. Our School of Computer Science is part of the Faculty of Technology and are looking to expand their capabilities in teaching and research in various areas within the discipline. We are looking to recruit candidates who can contribute to the current Computer Science provision, particularly in the areas of:

  • Games Development
  • Robotics, AI and Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
  • Data Science

We are looking for individuals who want to support the growth and development of our Computer Science programmes and undertake research in related topics to Computer Science - https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/computing/ 

The University is investing circa £4.5 million over three years in the faculty to enhance labs, facilities, teaching, research and the student experience. With Computer Science being a core focus of this investment and as such this is an exciting time to be joining the school.

If you thrive in a dynamic, challenging and changing environment we can offer you opportunities, support and freedom to achieve your potential.

For Senior Lecturer, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD in Computer Science or related discipline or extensive equivalent experience.
  • Strong practical experience in Computer Science environments, ideally within an applied research context or equivalent.
  • Publications record in an area of expertise
  • Evidence of success in obtaining research grants

For Lecturer, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Enrolled on a PhD and near completion
  • Experience of teaching and Computer Science Environments
  • Evidence of the ability to publish high quality papers and obtain research grants

For informal enquiries, please contact: 
Professor John Murray - Dean of the Faculty of Technology - john.murray@sunderland.ac.uk 

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Relocation Assistance is available for eligible candidates. To find out more see our Staff Relocation Assistance Policy and Procedure.

The University of Sunderland has been awarded the Time/ Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion for 2021, follow the link below to see why!

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.


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