Lecturer (Education)

Belfast (City/Town)
£36,261 - £50,132 per annum
03 Dec 2018
10 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Queen’s University Belfast

Lecturer (Education)                                              

Ref: 18/107022

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Applications are invited for a number of education-focussed posts to join our community and help us make a positive contribution to teaching and learning in a discipline that is key to tackling the global challenges of our age.

We are looking for passionate and motivated academics with experience of teaching in the broad disciplines of Computer Science and Software Engineering. We seek candidates who can inspire and motivate students to achieve their best by developing the skills they will need to thrive in the future. In return, you will have access to outstanding teaching facilities and ample opportunity to collaborate with a passionate team of education-focussed academics.

Key duties

•  Contributing to the teaching and assessment on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Computer Science and Software Engineering.

•  Advancing best practice through developing better ways of encouraging, supporting and assessing students.

•  Working to improve relationships and linkage with employers and other education providers (colleges, schools, etc.).

We are seeking candidates with teaching experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Contemporary software engineering (e.g. agile/lean, containerisation/virtualisation)

• Cyber security

• Data analytics and machine learning

• Cloud computing

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we strongly believe in an inclusive and supportive work culture. 

We recognise the changing demands of family life and the need for flexibility in working arrangements to meet these demands. As an academic at Queen’s, you can benefit from our family friendly policies including flexible working, childcare voucher scheme and parental leave. 

We are proud to hold an Investors in People Silver accreditation, a Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award, and a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our efforts to create a nurturing and supportive environment for our people so that they can develop and excel. We welcome applications from all persons regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you would like to find out more, I would be delighted to hear from you, Professor Philip Hanna, Director of Education email: P.Hanna@qub.ac.uk

The successful candidate must have:

•  Will normally have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in a computing related discipline.

•  Working towards PGCHET and/or membership of an appropriate professional and/or teaching body e.g. HEA.

•  Some teaching experience including the design of course materials and planning and organising the delivery and assessment of taught courses in one of more of the following areas:

o Contemporary software engineering (e.g. agile/lean, containerisation/virtualisation)

o Cyber security

o Data analytics and machine learning

o Cloud computing

Anticipated interview date: Friday 1 and Tuesday 5 February 2019

Salary scale:   £36,261 - £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date:   Thursday 10 January 2019

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

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