Lecturer in Distributed Systems (Teaching and Research)

University of Leeds
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 to £54,395
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Lecturer in Distributed Systems (Teaching and Research)

The School of Computing at the University of Leeds is a highly ranked academic department (top 10 in UK REF2021) with a vibrant research culture and a commitment to excellence in our teaching. We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Distributed Systems (analogous to tenure track Assistant Professor) to join our internationally outstanding Distributed Computing Systems and System Engineering activity.

This position provides an exceptional opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary research, in collaboration with extensive distributed systems activity in Leeds and beyond. We are looking for an academic with a proven track record of research in Distributed Systems, evidence of interdisciplinarity, and an ability to teach more broadly in Computer Science in a research-intensive Russell Group University.

We are seeking candidates working in distributed computing systems and related areas of software engineering and intelligent systems. In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow and contribute through working collaboratively in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive environment. You will join us in enhancing knowledge, innovation, education, student experience and the reputation of the University with a focus on quality and excellence.

We have a vibrant community of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers supported by a large portfolio of external research funding. We are core partners in major pan-University initiatives, such as the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, Robotics Leeds, and Centre for HealthTech Innovation, as well as in leading national centres such as the Alan Turing Institute.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 14.5% of salary.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available. And much more!
  • To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Professor Jie Xu, Head of Distributed Systems and Services Theme (email: [email protected]) OR

    Professor Karim Djemame, Director of Research and Innovation (Email: [email protected])

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences School/Institute: School of Computing Category: Academic Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 8 Salary: £37,099 to £54,395 p.a. Working Time: 37.5 hours per week Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Tuesday 21 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: EPSCP1151 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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