Job details

College

College of Science and Engineering

Responsible to

Head of Discipline

Location

Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Salary

£33,309 to £50,296 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 18 September 2022

Contract type

Permanent

Post type

Full-time

Reference

0431-22

About the role

This is an exciting time in Computing and Mathematics at the University of Derby.  Building on recent REF success, we are investing in, and growing a number of key areas.  This includes opening the £13m Institute of Technology in 2023, expanding our Data Sciences Research Centre, and further growing our areas of expertise in Data Sciences, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Computer Games & Immersive Technologies, and Software Engineering.

To support this expansion we are investing in a number of appointments at Lecturer and Senior Lecturer level.  As a Lecturer, you will have an ambitious plan to establish yourself as a researcher and academic with international reputation. You will demonstrate outstanding potential in research and teaching skills that will contribute to raising the international profile of our School and University.  You will be active in supporting the ongoing development and delivery of our undergraduate programmes, and our talented student community.  You will establish yourself as a key member of our team, engaging with a variety of responsibilities including research, education, and administrative duties in alignment with the School strategy and goals.   

As a Senior Lecturer, you will be able to demonstrate a successful and sustained track record and trajectory establishing yourself as a researcher and academic with international reputation.  You will have an established track record in research and teaching skills that offer a clear contribution to raising the international profile of our School and University. You will be active in supporting the ongoing development and delivery of our undergraduate programmes, and our talented student community.   You will establish yourself as a key member of our team, engaging with a variety of responsibilities including research, education, and administrative duties in alignment with the School strategy and goals.  

We welcome applications appropriate for appointment at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

About the School of Computing and Engineering

The Discipline of Computing and Mathematics sits in the School of Computing and Engineering, and   at the leading edge of research and innovation, with a strong academic reputation in research, knowledge transfer, and undergraduate and postgraduate education.  The School delivers a range of programmes including undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Computer Games, Information Technology, Data Sciences and Mathematics.  Postgraduate degrees include Data Sciences, Cyber Security, and Information Technology.  We offer traditional campus based programmes at our modern campus in the heart of Derby---one of the historic industrial heartlands in the Midlands.  In addition to this we also offer on-line programmes. Many of our colleagues are active in research and have international profiles, maintaining close links with industry regionally, national, and internationally.

For informal discussions about these positions, please contact Professor Alistair McEwan (a.mcewan@derby.ac.uk), Head of Computing and Mathematics.

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

Research / Scholarship

Other

Observe and implement University policies and procedures.

For the principal accountabilities of the Senior Lecturer role, please download the Job Description at the bottom of this page. 

Person specification

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

Experience

Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

For the personal specification of the Senior Lecturer role, please download the Job Description at the bottom of this page. 

Benefits

As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at recruitment@derby.ac.uk.

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position.

Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.

Coronavirus

Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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