Lecturer in Computer Networking

University of Salford

United Kingdom

June 26, 2022


Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

26/06/2022, 23:55

Primary Location

Salford - Peel Park Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

Contract Type

Full Time Permanent




We have an excellent opportunity for a Lecturer in Computer Networking

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Computer Networking who is highly motivated, independent, passionate about teaching and research in this fast- moving field, and has an excellent understanding and experience of the theoretical and practical aspects of designing and configuring computer networks.

They will join an existing team of academics and become actively involved in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and contribute to our portfolio of research and industrial collaboration.

The post-holders duties will include delivering quality teaching, supervising students and carrying out research in the computer networking field.

Given the fast-paced nature of this subject area we are interested in candidates ranging from those starting their academic career through to experienced academics who can demonstrate leadership in teaching and/or research.

Some responsibilities of the role

Teaching and Learning

  • Design teaching material and deliver either across a range of modules
  • Supervise student projects at postgraduate and undergraduate level
  • Identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or enhancement
  • Contribute to the planning, design and development of course and curriculum objectives and material
  • Research

  • Undertake individual or collaborative research projects of relevance to the School / University
  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to learning, research and appropriate external activities
  • Identify external sources of funding and develop or contribute to funding bids - research, knowledge transfer and engagement grant applications – including those with industry
  • Leadership, Management and Engagement

  • Take a lead in own area of expertise, act as mentor for junior colleagues
  • To engage with and participate in the University's Salford Academic process as reviewer and/or reviewee, as appropriate
  • Co-operate with colleagues to ensure student needs and expectations are met; act as leader of module or programme, or of significant sections of a programme
  • Plan, co-ordinate and implement research programmes or engagement projects; organisation of external activities such as student projects, field trips and industrial placements; manage or monitor research or engagement budgets and ensure effective use of resource; organise administrative duties
  • What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy and sell holiday days
  • Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working to help manage the demands of work with personal life subject to business requirements
  • Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Inclusion, for all of us – With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.
  • Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
  • However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong - watch us in action here!

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    About the employer

    Established in 1967, the University of Salford is a leading public institution of higher education and research in Salford, Great Manchester, New England. It was originally set up as Royal Technical Institute in 1896, transforming into the College of Advanced...