Job Opportunity: Lecturers in Computing Sciences & Artifical Intelligence (UEA)

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    2 x Lecturer Roles

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    University of East Anglia

Lecturer in School of Computing and Widening Participation Academic Officer (ATS830)

£32,548 to £38,833 per annum
You will be based in the School of Computing Sciences and will be involved in the teaching of the Computing degree courses, primarily focusing on Foundation Year  and First-year Degree modules to help support the transition of students to Higher Education. You will also act as academic adviser to students from Low Participation Neighbourhoods and act as a champion for Widening Participation in the School and Faculty.
Alongside teaching, you will be involved in the development and delivery of initiatives to support and enhance widening participation activity across the student lifecycle within the following Schools in Science: Computing, Maths and Engineering and Environmental Science. On a day-to-day basis, you will be line managed by the Head of the School, but will report as well to the Assistant Head of Outreach and the Widening Participation Manager dependent on the focus of activity. 
The Outreach team are responsible for encouraging underrepresented groups within the region to consider studying at University or within Higher Education.  The Widening Participation Team are responsible for strategy and evaluation of the University’s Widening Participation approach across the student lifecycle including initiatives to support WP student retention, success and Progression. You will have a PhD in a Computing related subject and be able to satisfy all essential criteria detailed in the person specification for this post.
This appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  The post is available from 17 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter on a full-time, indefinite basis.  
Closing Date: 28 August 2018. 
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Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence

£32,548 to £38,833 per annum

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned University with a reputation for great teaching, an unrivalled student experience, and research with real impact. The University is currently enjoying an extraordinary period of growth, rising to 12th in the league tables and 10th in the Times Higher REF table for Research Output, cementing its place as one of the UK’s very best universities. The School is on a major trajectory for growth in terms of new course developments as well as national and international research collaborations with distinguished institutions.

We now have a Fixed Term Lectureship in Artificial Intelligence available within our highly regarded School of Computing Sciences.The School’s current research areas include graphics, vision, speech, data science, artificial intelligence-machine learning and computational biology with an increased emphasis on Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Connected Societies.

Appointees will be expected to engage in high-quality research, will have an outstanding publication portfolio and a sustained record of external funding; and will be expected to actively contribute to core Computing Science teaching courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including core Artificial Intelligence modules material as well as material related to their research specialties. Appointees will also undertake supervision and advisory roles at both undergraduate and post graduate level, and engage with a range of relevant administrative activities to support the School.

You will be expected to have a minimum of a PhD in Computing Science or cognate area linked to Artificial Intelligence, have experience in University-level teaching of Artificial Intelligence, and be able to fulfil all essential elements of the person specification. 

We particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified female academics as they are currently under-represented in senior positions within the School.

The full time post is available from 15 October 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter on a fixed-term basis for 3 years.

Closing date: 19 September 2018.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver

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