R360 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science: Visa sponsorship available

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science: Visa sponsorship available


University of Derby

Salary: £37,099 to £54,395 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 April 2024
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Company: University of Derby
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 0487-23-R


Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

This is an exciting time in Computing at the University of Derby. Building on recent REF success, we are investing in, and growing a number of key areas. This includes the £13m Institute of Technology that opened in 2023, expanding our Data Sciences Research Centre, and further growing our areas of expertise in Internet of Things, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Data Sciences, Cyber Security, Computer Games & Immersive Technologies.

To support this expansion we are investing in an appointment at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in Computer Science. The successful candidate will have interests in areas such as Software Architectures, Operating Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Databases, or Programming Languages.

As a Lecturer, you will have potential to deliver a high quality student focussed student experience, a growing reputation and record of excellence which demonstrates an emerging contribution to the furtherance of knowledge in your discipline, potential to grow this reputation with the production of high quality publications, and potential to attract external research funding. As a Senior Lecturer, you will be able to evidence the progression, development, and impact of this contribution both in teaching, and in research.

With your teaching, research, and emerging leadership skills you will contribute to raising the national and international profile of our School and University. You will support the ongoing development and delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, mentor students and colleagues, and become a key member of our team. You will engage with a variety of responsibilities including teaching, education, research, and administrative duties in alignment with the School strategy and goals.

About the Discipline of Computing and Mathematics

The Discipline of Computing and Mathematics sits at the leading edge of research and innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate and postgraduate education, research, and knowledge transfer. The Discipline delivers a range of programmes including undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Computer Games, Information Technology, and Data Science. Postgraduate degrees include Data Science, Cyber Security, and Information Technology. We offer traditional campus-based programmes at our modern campus in the heart of Derby – one of the historic industrial heartlands in the Midlands. In addition to this we also offer on-line programmes. Many of our colleagues are active in research and have international profiles, maintaining close links with industry regionally, national, and internationally.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Professor Alistair McEwan, Head of Discipline – Computing and Mathematics via a.mcewan@derby.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding your application and for sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@derby.ac.uk

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit: https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.

To be eligible for sponsorship you must evidence that you hold all essential qualifications listed on the job description. Please note, equivalent experience will not be accepted as evidence of the essential qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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