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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Web Development & Web AI

Computer Science

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £35,326 to £53,348 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 30 May 2022
Reference:  EHAT0434-0322-R

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Web Development and Web AI to join the Computer Science Department. You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our computer science department undergraduate, postgraduate, and CPD courses, contributing to the delivery of our modules on our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework. 

The Department of Computer Science is growing rapidly. It offers an expanding range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which are increasingly popular. The Department has a strong reputation for high quality learning and teaching and the Facilities are housed in the £13m state-of-the-art Tech Hub building, which includes specialist Computer Science and Engineering laboratories for teaching and research. The Department has an active research community involving academic staff, post-doctoral researchers, several PhD students and national and international research projects.

About You

As Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Web Development and Web AI, you will have an established or promising research profile in computer science, with teaching experience on undergraduate or postgraduate programmes, using web development and AI programming languages and technologies. You will demonstrate a developing breadth and depth of subject knowledge and evidence of continuing professional development.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and hold superb interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues, students and external stakeholders. You will also be committed, and able to work well on your own initiative, with the ability to reflect on your own skills and knowledge and also seek opportunities to develop further. 

Rewards & Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

 “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has been judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire,  Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Mark Liptrott, Associate Head of Department - Computer Science  at Liptrotm@edgehill.ac.uk

Please note, DBS checks will be carried out at any point during your employment if your work requires this.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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