Lecturers in Computer Science

University of Leeds
January 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:£43,414 to £51,805
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Lecturers in Computer Science

Are you interested in joining a highly ranked School of Computing committed to working at the centre of the global research and innovation community, delivering transformation fundamental and challenge-led research to advance knowledge and tackle major issues to improve the future of our world and also to provide a transformative, research-based education experience for students from diverse backgrounds who develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed and make a positive impact in the world?

The University of Leeds is ranked in the top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings in 2023 and the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 identified that 90% of our research is ‘world-leading' or ‘internationally excellent'. We have a truly global community, with more than 38,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities and we are in touch with more than 281,000 alumni in 190 different countries. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. A member of the Russell Group of universities, we are one of the UK's top ten research institutions and one of the UK's most prestigious and diverse universities.

The School of Computing at the University of Leeds was in the top 10 in the UK REF2021 and has a commitment to excellence in our teaching and vibrant research culture. There are currently around 45 members of academic staff and we are now expanding to create new academic positions.

As part of this expansion, we are looking to appoint up to five new colleagues at Lecturer level for new permanent (tenure equivalent) posts in the School.

We will consider applications from individuals with research areas that match any of the main themes within the School but we are particularly interested to encourage applications from scholars who can contribute to our teaching of the underpinning theoretical foundations in computer science.

This role will be based on the University of Leeds campus. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements subject to delivering on our commitment to an exceptional student experience.

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 21.6% 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, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the posts further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Professor Steve Scott, Head of the School of Computing

    Email: S.K.Scott@leeds.ac.uk

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences School/Institute: School of Computing Category: Academic Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 p.a. Working Time: 37.5 hours per week Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Wednesday 23 November 2022 Closing Date: Monday 09 January 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: EPSCP1116 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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