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Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Computer Science (Multiple Posts)

Informatics & Digital Engineering

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,474 to £61,823 per annum
Grade 8 to 10
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R220477
Release Date:  Monday 25 July 2022

We are seeking to appoint several posts at Reader/ Lecturer / Senior Lecturer level in Computer Science with a research focus in Cyber Security (ideally with a track record in applied Cyber Security or with experience of industrial collaboration in the field), Software Engineering (including Practical Software Delivery), and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning to join an expanding and collegiate team of computer scientists. In Computer Science we deliver distinctive programmes at undergraduate and Masters levels that achieve some of the highest employability rates for CS graduates in the UK. We value impactful research and our expertise includes AI, robotics, machine learning, natural language processing, HCI, computing education, digital health, software engineering, and cyber security, often spanning discipline boundaries.

This is a particularly exciting time to join Computer Science at Aston.  As we grow, we have recently established programmes in the areas of cyber security and AI, we are expanding our collaborative research activities, especially with businesses, and we are a leading member of the national Institute of Coding.

You will have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline.  

Your teaching duties may include contributions to theory and practice-based modules at undergraduate and Masters levels, for both conventional on-campus and degree apprenticeship programmes. You will also be expected to make significant contributions to our research, including the attraction of PhD students and external research funding.

To apply for the Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer level, please click here.

To apply for the Reader position, please click here.

For further information, please contact the Head of Department, Prof Joanna Lumsden on +44 (0)121 204 3470 or j.lumsden@aston.ac.uk.

We would particularly like to encourage applications from those returning to academia after a period of absence and applicants who share our desire to be a diverse and inclusive team. Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised recently by a prestigious Gold Award to the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences, and we pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly and supportive working environment and family atmosphere.

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk.



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