Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Computer Science

University of Northampton

United Kingdom

July 31, 2022


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Computer Science

Job Type

Full Time Permanent


£35,326 - £50,296 per annum


Waterside Campus

Closing Date


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  • JD - LSL in Computer Science.pdf (PDF, 201.68kb)
  • About the Job

    2 x Vacancies Available

    Interviews will be in 2 parts:

    Part 1: 17 August 2022 (on-line micro-teach)

    Part 2: 7 September 2022 (panel interview and task)

    We are seeking to appoint two posts of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science with specialisation in one or more of the following areas:

  • Problem Solving and Programming (Python/Java)
  • Web Development
  • Server Administration and Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Cloud Computing and Big Data
  • The post holder (s) will be expected to lecture on modules and programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and take on programme leadership duties (at Senior Lecturer). The post holder (s) will have the ability to offer knowledge and experience particularly in the above areas of specialisation, although expertise to flexibly support other computing-related disciplines is desirable. The post holder (s) will also be expected to develop and manage critical aspects of the expanding research and enterprise activities within the Technology Subject Area.

    About you

    You will have a demonstrable track record of providing an outstanding research-informed, personalised student learning experience; demonstrating creativity and innovation in the effective development, planning, delivery, and assessment of a wide variety of learning opportunities to enable high quality student outcomes.

    You will be able to provide high quality management of modules and programmes (for Senior Lecturer), taking a proactive approach to the implementation of established quality assurance processes, contributing to the design and implementation of quality enhancement initiatives, and undertaking all necessary associated administration.

    You will be able to show that you can undertake personal tutorial support and provide a key academic point of contact for students, be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues in the development and delivery of programmes and modules, be able to show that you can participate in emerging academic, professional and research practices.

    You will be able to demonstrate how you develop and/or maintain a personal record of published research and scholarly outputs, for example subject specific and/or pedagogic research or case studies, at national and preferably international level, and how you would make a proactive contribution to securing external funding to support this activity.

    You will be able to show how you can contribute to securing and delivering financially sustainable enterprise activities, examples of which may include: applied research, consultancy, corporate training/education, knowledge exchange.



  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale
  • Desirable:

  • Master's degree in relevant subject
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Faculty

    The Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology is one of three in the University of Northampton with around 180 academic staff and 3000 students on campus. We are organised into 6 subject groups, and offer a broad portfolio of programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels including degree apprenticeships. We also deliver some programmes via distance learning and maintain a number of successful academic partnerships in the UK and internationally through which several of our programmes are delivered.

    The Technology Subject Area offers a diverse portfolio of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in Computing, Engineering and Games.

    About Us

    Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently.

    We are one of the youngest universities in the UK but we are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. We have won multiple awards for our work in this area, among others, but what matters the most to us is ensuring that our students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too. That's why we were the first university in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.

    We want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. This has led us to build a whole new University from the ground up that is designed to reflect the way that students actually learn rather than the way they are expected to learn. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.

    Our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change is at the heart of all that we do.

    Right to Work

    All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


    The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.

    This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

    Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

    Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.

    To find out more, please visit: https: // www. northampton.ac.uk/about- us/governance-and-management/management/equality-and-diversity/

    About the employer

    Based in Northampton, U.K., the University of Northampton is one of the leading public universities. In 1924, Northampton Technical College was established and with constant evolution, the University of Northampton was founded in 2005 after the amalgamation of a host...