Assistant Professor (Teaching) In Computer Science (2 Posts) - COMP19-9

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Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Computer Science (2 posts) - COMP19-9

The Department of Computer Science is rapidly expanding – it will more than double in size over the next 10 years from 18 to approximately 40 staff. A new building for the department (joint with Mathematical Sciences) will be built to house the expanded Department, and is expected to be completed in 2021. The current Department has research strengths in (1) algorithms and complexity, (2) Innovative Computing, including computer vision and visualisation, high performance computing, AI, learner analytics and the sematic web. We work closely with industry (e.g. Jaguar Landrover, Renault, IBM, P&G) and government departments (e.g. MoD, Home Office, Department of Transport). Research-led teaching is a key strength of the Department, which came 6th in the Complete University Guide. The department offers BSc and MEng undergraduate degrees and is currently redeveloping its interdisciplinary taught postgraduate degrees. The size of its student cohort has more than trebled in the past five years. The Department has an exceptionally strong External Advisory Board that provides strategic support for developing research and education, consisting of high-profile industrialists and academics.

Computer Science is one of the very best UK Computer Science Departments with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a contribution to the development of the department’s teaching and curriculum, and computer support, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

You will also be required to undertake significant computing support – for both teaching and research. Your teaching duties will be adjusted accordingly to allow time for this activity.

You will also be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University’s ‘Teaching Track’ career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria. You will likely undertake administrative roles leading to leadership in the management of our degrees.

The successful candidate will ideally be in post by 1 Aug 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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