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Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship)

Computer Science
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
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 post-holder will be expected to develop, deliver and assess modules across our undergraduate and postgraduate taught Computer Science programmes. Applications from candidates with a specialism in teaching programming are especially encouraged.

The role requires you:

  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • 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 responsibilities

Key Requirements:

You will have

  • Postgraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge across the undergraduate and taught postgraduate curriculum; especially programming, and software engineering
  •  Evidence of teaching, leading seminars, tutorials for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and also of planning and teaching design across a range of models
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate or postgraduate level or in an evidence similar context
  • 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, fixed-term for 36 months. 

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Closing date: 16 July 2018

Vacancy reference: 6766

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