Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction (ED11491)

University of Bath
April 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Job title Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction

Department Computer Science

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £59,421

Grade Grade 8

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Wednesday 28 February 2024

Closing date Friday 05 April 2024

Reference ED11491


We are looking for an academic with established expertise in human-computer interaction to lead research, teach and help with the running of the department, with the ability and enthusiasm to create an engaging experience for our excellent students.

We're particularly looking for individuals with research interests in a core area of Human-Computer Interaction such as immersive, virtual and augmented reality technology, wearable and ubiquitous computing, fabrication of functional devices, and social computing.

You will be part of the Human-Computer Interaction group within the Department of Computer Science, but your research interests may engage with the other groups on the Department: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Visual Computing and Mathematical Foundations.

Interviews will be held between 7th - 9th May 2024.

About the Human-Computer interaction Group

The Human-Computer Interaction group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath is one of the longest established and most successful HCI groups in the UK.

We have a long- standing interest in issues related to understanding human tasks and activities, including collaboration, how these are influenced by technologies and the associated implications for the design of future interactive systems to support peoples interests and activities.

The department hosts two centres for Doctoral Training, the Digital Economy Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications, and prestigious fellowships within the HCI group funded by both the Royal Society and the European Research Council.

As a department, we will offer you support and growth opportunities, including career mentoring, opportunities to progress, manage and lead, and access to our network of application partners including entertainment, sport, and healthcare technologies.

You will offer us a strong academic record and the ability and enthusiasm to create an engaging experience for our excellent students.

If you have any questions or you would like to talk informally about the role, please contact Professor Eamonn O'Neill (he/him), [email protected], Head of Department, Professor Ozgur Simsek (she/her), [email protected], Deputy Head of Department or Dr Christopher Clarke (he/him), [email protected] Head of Group.

What we can offer you

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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