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Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Computer Science
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,832 - 47,722 per year
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Role Description


An exciting opportunity to join the Department of Computer Science as a teaching specialist. The Department of Computer Science is currently developing a new undergraduate curriculum for delivery from October 2019 onwards. We have also been delivering CPD in the area of Safety Critical Systems Engineering since 1995, alongside our MSc Programme in Safety Critical Systems Engineering (SCSE). Industrial customers span many domains including automotive, aerospace, defence and transportation.

The role requires you:

  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To develop, deliver and assess modules across undergraduate, postgraduate MSc and Continual Professional Development (CPD) programmes (both at York and on-site)
  • To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • To carry out on-going curriculum review, including teaching content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities

Key Requirements:

You will have

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Extensive knowledge to teach and develop teaching programmes within the undergraduate curriculum and within safety-critical systems engineering, and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
  • Substantial academic and/or industrial experience in safety-critical systems engineering
  • Good communication and facilitation skills are essential for leading the required teaching and group-work activities
  • Good interpersonal skills and high levels of personal drive are required to ensure that the CPD activities are delivered in an efficient, effective and professional manner

The post is full-time, however part-time applications would also be considered.

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