University Teacher

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to appoint a University Teacher. The ideal candidate should have a good honours degree in computer science or a closely related subject. You will have experience of delivering high-quality computer science teaching, ideally in Higher Education. You should also be familiar with the different strategies to promote learning in an inclusive and supportive environment, and have a demonstrable interest in enthusing and engaging students and lecturers. Focused and motivated, you will have excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills.

You will join our established Teaching Specialist team in the Department of Computer Science, which is led by our Director of Education, Dr Emma Norling. The team is made up of Senior University Teachers, University Teachers, University Teaching Associates, Teaching & Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants. Our Teaching Specialist team has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality teaching, assessment, and feedback. You will be guided and supported in your teaching skills development by experienced academic staff. You will contribute to enhancing The Department of Computer Science's reputation for high quality and innovative teaching. You will take an active role in delivering an excellent student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

The Department of Computer Science has a strong track record in supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity. We were one of the first Computer Science departments in the UK to achieve an Athena SWAN Silver award (recently renewed) – recognising our success at improving the gender diversity of our staff and student cohort. This year we have the highest proportion of female undergraduate and Ph.D. students in our history, with a thriving Women in Computing Student Society, as well as the Women+@DCS seminar group for researchers.

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