Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

University of York
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£44,263-£54,395
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Lecturer (Teaching and Research)


Computer Science


£44,263-£54,395 per year


Grade 7

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  • Job Description (12793).pdf (PDF, 301.94kb)
  • Role Description Department

    The Department of Computer Science is a research-intensive department made up of over 90 academics delivering on-campus programmes to more than 800 students and online courses to over 1500 students. Our vision is to be internationally leading on education and research into engineering safe, ethical and secure computational systems

    The department is recruiting a lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction to complement and enhance our existing strength in research and education in this area. We are looking for someone with the capabilities to lead their own research initiatives; to develop and teach courses in a range of HCI-related topics and Computer Science more broadly; and to supervise undergraduate and MSc projects in HCI. We would be particularly interested to appoint someone with expertise overlapping into one or more areas of Data Science, AI and Robotics and who could work collaboratively in those areas.


    Main purpose of the role:

  • To generate new research approaches and identify, adapt, develop and use research methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research and development undertaken
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes
  • To publish high impact research in quality journals, either as a sole author or in collaboration with others, and to devise, direct and develop research projects generating external research funding.
  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities
  • Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • Doctorate in HCI or significant experience performing research in HCI
  • Knowledge of a range of teaching techniques to enthuse and engage students, leading to positive educational outcomes
  • Ability to design, deliver, and assess topics at all levels
  • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Ability to supervise the work of others, for example as an MSc supervisor
  • Contribution to successful planning, design and delivery of teaching, with exemplification of teaching materials
  • Show attention to detail and commitment to high quality
  • Positive attitude to colleagues and students
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work in order to meet deadlines
  • Commitment to personal development and updating of knowledge and skills
  • Willingness to engage in the affairs of the department/university outside of their chosen field, for example undertaking management and administration duties
  • Interview date: tbc

    For informal enquiries: please contact Prof. Iain Bate at [email protected]

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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