Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction
Requisition ID : 8204 Location :
Contract Type : Open Ended Working Pattern : Full Time Posted Date : 20-May-2021
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England.
Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
Salary : Lecturer Grade F £35,845 - £40,322 per annum
Lecturer Grade G £41,526 - £49,553 per annum
Lecturer Grade H £51,034 - £59,135 per annum
Closing Date : 17 June 2021
We welcome applications to join the academic staff of the School of Computing, recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework as one of the UK’s top 10 units for research, and top for research impact in computing.
Our research directly inspires our teaching in postgraduate degrees, professional courses for industry, and a software focussed undergraduate programme that delivers exceptionally strong outcomes for our students from a wide range of intellectual and personal backgrounds.
The School is a lively, friendly community with research, innovation and teaching strengths across the spectrum of computing.
Including secure and resilient systems, data science and artificial intelligence, model-based and formal methods, bioinformatics and complex biosystems, distributed systems, educational practice in computing, and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
The School is home to Open Lab, one of the world’s leading HCI and Ubiquitous computing research groups, with an extensive portfolio of research funding including an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Civics and an EPSRC Next Stage Digital Economy Centre the Centre for Digital Citizens.
The group has a broad portfolio of interests but has particular strengths around designing community-focused civic technologies, sustainable systems and health-tech.
The School is located in the Urban Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility at the heart of the rapidly developing £350m Newcastle Helix site, an innovation hub actively delivering research to market.
Helix is home to the National Innovation Centres for Data and Ageing as well as national research hubs in urban systems, energy and infrastructure.
You will be expected to undertake high quality research and education, securing funding, disseminating results through the highest quality publications, developing industry / academic collaborations, and engaging with our courses and students at all levels.
You should complement your research strengths with evidence of innovative and successful teaching of computing-relevant subjects.
For the Senior Lectureship position, you should demonstrate inclusive leadership and programme management.
Please state in your application whether you are applying to be considered for Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.
This position is available on a full time, open basis and available immediately. To apply, please complete an online application and upload a plain text copy of your CV and covering letter only.
In your covering letter, you should evidence how you meet or exceed the essential and desirable requirements for the role.
Please note, any other Additional Document’ you upload may not be received by the reviewing panel.
For informal enquiries please contact the Deputy Head of School, Dr Graham Morgan (comp.hos ncl.ac.uk) or Director of Open Lab, Prof David Kirk (david.kirk ncl.ac.uk).
For more information about the School of Computing and our research, please .
For more information on our State-of-the-art Urban Science Building, please .
This position provides a significant opportunity for an inspirational individual to develop their research while taking a central role in the delivery of teaching within a successful and supportive environment.
This position requires close collaboration with colleagues (Academic, Professional Services and Technical) and students.
This role will focus on :
For Senior Lecturer, additional focus on :
The Person (Essential)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
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Attributes and Behaviour
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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.
We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status / civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.
The University holds a silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.
The University also holds the award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the initiative supporting researchers in Europe.
Requisition ID : 8204