Lecturer in Computing

Birkbeck, University of London
October 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:£42,365
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Lecturer in Computing

We are looking for exceptional lecturers in computing to join Birkbeck's School of Computing and Mathematicsl Sciences.

Salary range

£42,365 rising to £ 48,424per annum

Contract type

Open ended


Full time



Business Unit

School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Closing date for applicants


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We are looking for exceptional lecturers in computing to join the School of Computing and Mathematicsl Sciences at Birkbeck. As a core member of our academic staff, you will contribute to the department through online and face- to-face teaching, administration, knowledge transfer, and public engagement. You will also contribute to a range of activities within the department including supporting its strong collaborative culture, blended, face-to-face and hyflex teaching, student supervision, and module administration among others. The role is available part-time as a proportion of FTE.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and particularly encourage those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to apply. Birkbeck is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, membership of WISE, operating Disability Confident and Mindful Employer schemes.

To apply for this role, you will have a PhD in computing or related area and experience as an IT practitioner. You will also have extensive experience in teaching a range of computing subjects and as lead module tutor at under- and post-graduate level. You will also have an understanding of Birkbeck, our principles of widening participation in higher education, and working with mature age, part time, and non-traditional learners from a diversity of backgrounds.

Moreover, you will:

- be committed to excellence in teaching,

- be committed to providing a rich learning experience to students with a wide range of skillsets,

- have an interest in impact generating and public engagement activities, and

- able to work collegially, with strong interpersonal, organisational and administration skills, to effectively manage teaching teams.

Ideally, you will have experience in the design, delivery and convening of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level in a range of areas in computing such as modern software development, programming in python and Java, software engineering, data management, systems, machine learning and AI systems and networks, or information security. Professional experience as a computing practitioner would also be desirable.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to give a seminar presentation and attend an interview.

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic engagement and excellence and London's only specialist provider of evening higher education. We are based in the heart of Bloomsbury and London's Knowledge Quarter in close proximity to the British Library, British Museum and other University of London colleges. The School of Computing and Mathematicsl Sciences (CSIS) is a world-class centre of expertise in algorithms, data analytics, data management, experimental data science, knowledge representation, and program verification. We engage in a broad spectrum of both fundamental and applied research, host two research centres, the Birkbeck Institute of Data Analytics (www. bida.bbk.ac.uk) and the Birkbeck Knowledge Lab (https:// klab.bbk.ac.uk), and are a core partner in the recently founded national Institute of Coding (www. dcs.bbk.ac.uk/about/institute-of-coding).


Grade 7 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £42,365 rising to £ 48,424per annum.

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


To know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Professor George Roussos, Head of School, via [email protected]

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected], providing your name and the job reference number of the position.

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