Vacancy ID:
9939
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Full time or job share considered, Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 8, £44,263 to £54,395 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Hours per week:
37.5
09 Jul 2024
About the role
We are seeking a talented individual to join our School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. You'll have the opportunity to publish high-quality outputs, generate research income and/or real-world research impact, and supervise research postgraduate students. You are expected to become a member of the Creative Computing Research Group, as well as external research groups such as the Institute of Digital Culture.

With expertise in SciArt and Data Visualisation, you will have the opportunity to contribute to innovative and high-quality teaching in exciting interdisciplinary courses, such as BSc in Creative Computing and MSc in Data Science, through delivery of lectures, creation of teaching materials, and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

At the University of Leicester, you'll work in a supportive environment with research and teaching mentoring. Our research-intensive university is located at the heart of the UK, where different areas of activity are balanced by a workload model to ensure fair and transparent balance between staff and different areas of activity.

About you
We are looking for an enthusiastic educator capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential.

We are interested in candidates with a PhD and/or postdoctoral experience in the above-mentioned areas. You should have an established reputation for research, with a high quality publication profile and be able to evidence your potentially fundable research ideas. You must also have excellent networking skills, which you use to seek out opportunities for collaboration and citizenship, both internally and externally.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Prof Hongji Yang at [email protected]

We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing 29th July 2024.

Applications for job share will be considered.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

 

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