Lecturer or Associate Professor in Computer Science

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7069265 (Ref.No. EPSCP1024)
Posted: August 28, 2020

Job Description

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 

Further information

The Schools in the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences are proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze or Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Computing
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary:  £41,526 to £59,135 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 27 August 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 September 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCP1024

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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