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Lecturer - Teaching & Scholarship (Artificial Intelligence)

Computer Science
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Fixed term
39,609 - 48,677
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Role Description


The Department of Computer Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) to support all aspects of teaching and learning in the Human Computer Interaction area within undergraduate programmes in the Department. You should have a postgraduate degree in Computer Science and experience in teaching at degree level. You will provide assistance primarily in the Human Computer Interaction area in the undergraduate teaching programmes, but also in core Computer Science. As a new Lecturer you will build up teaching responsibility progressively across both core topics and your own academic specialism. All students undertake a major project, and you will supervise a number of such projects, normally on a one-one basis.  You will be expected to enrol for the York Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice programme, unless you have an equivalent qualification.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate 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 and managerial responsibilities
  • To set and mark coursework and examinations, providing constructive feedback to students.
  • To act as internal examiner for undergraduate students.
  • To investigate innovative teaching, learning and assessment methods and techniques in the sector generally, bringing new insights to the department
  • To disseminate scholarly work, including: presenting papers at conferences and workshops and publishing articles or papers in academic journals

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed:

  • Postgraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge in Computer Science to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
  • Knowledge of a range of teaching techniques and methodologies Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context
  • Ability to teach at any level within area of expertise, and across a range of subjects at a more introductory level, and demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment in the process of teaching
  • Ability to disseminate scholarly work, for example presenting papers at conferences and workshops, development of appropriate websites and publishing articles or papers in academic journals

Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Neil Audsley (, +44 (0)1904 32 3140) or with the Deputy Head of Department - Teaching, Simon O'Keefe  (, +44 (0)1904 325501).

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