Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computing Science
The School of Natural and Computing Sciences is looking to appoint 4 full-time staff at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in Computing Science to teach on a broad range of computing science lectures, laboratory classes and tutorials, and undertake administrative duties as necessary – as part of the Aberdeen - South China Normal University Institute. Appointees will primarily be based in Aberdeen, but will be expected to travel to China to deliver their teaching obligations; visits are likely to be up to 4 weeks duration at any one time.
Candidates should have a PhD and demonstrable research experience in Computer Science or a related discipline relevant to the role.
For a Senior Lecturer position, candidates should demonstrate a track record of successful grant applications, research student supervision and undergraduate/taught postgraduate teaching.
Lecturer salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) and Senior Lecturer will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 8 salary scale (£52,559 - £59,135 per annum). The placement on the scale is negotiable according to qualifications and experience.
It is a fundamental requirement of the role that you will spend periods of time working overseas in China. It is expected that teaching time in China will be approx. 4 weeks, twice a year but may on occasion be more.
Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references, and in the case of Lecturers, a 3 year probation period.
This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.
The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis. For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.
Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
In addition, you will be required to be eligible for and be in a position to obtain the appropriate work visa in China.
For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here
Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 August 2021
Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:
Professor Nir Oren, Head of Computing Science
Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Oren.
Please quote reference number NCS179A on all correspondence
The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.
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