Lecturer in Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Data Science or AI

University of Exeter
December 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:£41,732
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The starting salary will be from £41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer in Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Data Science or AI

Job description

Education and Scholarship

F aculty of Environment, Society & Economy

Following a significant investment, we are seeking to appoint a number of academics within the departments of Computer Science, Data Science and Mathematics & Statistics.

We are interested in those teaching areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mathematics of AI, Machine Learning, Data Science and their applications. The new academics will come with a range of experience and expertise and we will seek to build a strong and diverse team of individuals able to achieve great things together and with colleagues in other fields within and outside the university.

These appointments are a fantastic opportunity to join the University of Exeter and contribute to the development and delivery of an ambitious education agenda using the power of data science and AI for the benefit of society.

The University of Exeter is uniquely placed within the Russell Group to offer staff passionate about education the opportunity to progress their career through a structured Education and Scholarship pathway with staff in this pathway holding valued leadership positions within the faculty. You can read more about staff in our Education & Scholarship job family here

For more information on this campaign and to find job descriptions for these roles, please have a look at our online brochure: Welcome - ADA Candidate Pack (exeter.ac.uk)

This is a rolling-recruitment campaign and applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews will be held throughout the recruitment period. We will be reviewing applications the first working day of each month throughout September - December.

The posts are advertised on a full-time basis but we welcome requests for part-time, flexible or job-share working arrangements, please feel free to indicate your requirements in your covering letter or following an offer.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will:

  • Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Data Science and/or Mathematics & Statistics to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning;
  • Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students;
  • Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;
  • Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;
  • Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

    Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world- leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave(up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy;
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.
  • Further information

    Please contact Professor Nicky King, [email protected] or telephone (01392) 723430.

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