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Lecturer in Computing (Ref 108)


Full Time - permenant

The School of Engineering, Arts, Science and Technology prides itself on offering excellent learning and teaching in an environment that supports world-class application focused research in the subject areas relevant to our curricula. The School has enjoyed sustained investment in teaching spaces and specialist facilities. It is housed in the modern James Hehir building (opened in 2010 with £25m investment) and the upgraded West Building (opened in Sept 2016 with £5m investment). A new technology centre (The DigiTech Centre) is being opened at Adastral Park (with £9.6m investment) and will welcome its first computing students in January 2021

The School has expanded its computing degree teaching portfolio rapidly in the past several years creating new offerings such as BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (degree apprenticeship route), BSc (Hons) Cyber Security, BSc (Hons) Mobile and Web Development, in addition to its existing BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and BSc (Hons) Network Engineering provision. The School has recently won funding from the Office for Students to create a new MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence conversion degree, and will be running new BSc (Hons) Computing and BSc (Hons) Data Science and Artificial Intelligence degrees from September 2021. Additional masters-level taught degrees will be added in the future.

Consequently, the School is seeking to appoint a new permanent Lecturer in Computing to undertake teaching and research in a variety of computing areas. The successful applicants could expect to teach across multiple degrees, initially focusing on introductory (Java) programming, relational databases and cloud computing modules. The successful candidate should expect to be a supervisor for final-year projects. The appointee is expected to make a significant contribution to the learning, teaching and research culture in the School of Engineering Arts Science and Technology, and ideally should be able to find some alignment in their research with the themes encompassed by the Digital Futures Institute and/or other research institutes at the University of Suffolk (

Applications are sought from PhD qualified and/or industrially experienced candidates with excellent teaching skills, a track record in computing research (in academia or industry) and the ability to attract research grants and other funding to assist in the further development of the subject area.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Nicholas Caldwell, Associate Dean and Professor of Information Systems Engineering, via email


Closing date:                         Friday, 29 January 2021 at 12 noon

Interview date:                      to be confirmed


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Closing date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00

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  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

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