Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Salary
Grade F £ 34,804 - £ 38,017co
Posted
Jan 28, 2020
Closes
Feb 16, 2020
Ref
T-61039843-02
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media wishes to appoint a fixed term Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Information Systems.

De Montfort University (DMU) is a vibrant, ambitious institution. Characterised by strong leadership and an international outlook, DMU achieved a TEF Gold ranking for its teaching quality and prestigious awards for its #DMUGlobal initiative. This is testament to an ongoing focus on teaching and learning, a research portfolio that is worth millions of pounds and enviable links with industry. Located within Leicester’s cosmopolitan city centre DMU’s £136 million campus transformation is creating the modern, inspiring environments our students and staff deserve.

Faculty / Directorate

The School of Computer Science and Informatics is based within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media. It offers a wide range of courses to other undergraduates and postgraduates in line with emergent demand and the nature of these fast-moving, competitive disciplines. Due in the first place to the international nature and high influence of the school’s academic research, Computer Science at DMU is ranked 201/500 in the Shanghai Ranking of Universities and in position 201-250 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Alongside the university as a whole, we have huge ambitions for the future in terms of our offering to students and the quality and scale of our research.

Role

Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence evidenced by its TEF Gold ranking. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

Salary Range (Grade F £34,189 – £37,345 / Grade G £38,460 - £48,677)

Ideal Candidate

Applicants will be expected to teach within a wide portfolio of topics relating to Data Analytics, Data Sciences, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Ethics or related disciplines. You will have expertise and experience in teaching in the higher education in Information Systems and Computer Science. Candidates coming from the industry sector will also be welcome. You will have a postgraduate degree and ideally a PhD in Computer Science, Computing, Computational Sciences, or Engineering. Ideally you will be able to contribute to the research currently carried out at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, in particular to our work on the Human Brain Project (https://www.humanbrainproject.eu/en/social-ethical-reflective/ethicssupport/).We would be particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrable interest in questions of data governance, such as data protection or international data governance.

To discuss the post further please contact Dr. Ismini Vasileiou (ismini.vasileiou@dmu.ac.uk ) or Prof. Bernd Stahl (bstahl@dmu.ac.uk).

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