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Lecturer in Computer Science (Band 8)

Reference:  FS0422
Campus:  Hull
Faculty/Area:  Faculty of Science and Engineering
School/Department:  Department of Computer Science and Technology
Subject Group/Team:  Computer Science
Salary:  £42,036 to £48,677 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 June 2019

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology at Hull is growing as the University improves and invests heavily in infrastructure and facilities. The Department of Computer Science and Technology is now one of the largest in the University. Computer Science and Technology is playing a pivotal role in the transformation of the University, with investment in the development of new programmes such as Mechatronics and Robotics and Cybersecurity, together with the creation of innovative new research labs and teaching spaces. To support this growth, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Lecturer to join the academic team. An existing or emerging research track record is essential, as is a commitment to high quality teaching. Duties will include a combination of research, teaching, academic support and scholarship. Experience in the use of virtual learning environments and willingness to explore innovative and non-traditional teaching methods are welcomed.

To support the development and growth of the Department, we are particularly looking for applicants with expertise in at least one of the following strategic areas:

  • Software Engineering
  • Dependable Systems
  • Computer Graphics
  • Games Development
  • Robotics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity

Candidates are requested to upload a covering letter and CV with a coherent research plan including funding strategy, publication plan and research agenda for the next 3 years. Please indicate in your covering letter which band you wish to apply for and ensure you refer to the criteria required.

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, and follow the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

This post is being advertised in conjunction with a Band 7 role, the Band 8 role requires a track record in teaching and obtaining research funds.   Whereas the band 7 role is entry level grade. 

Please be aware that one position is available at either Band 7 or Band 8.

For more information on the band 7 post please visit

Candidates are asked to submit a CV and covering letter to advise if they are applying for the band 7 or band 8 post.  Research Plan also to be uploaded particularly around the following criteria:-

  • An emerging track record of high quality research output, with publications in high-impact factor journals
  • Have research experience in the Department's main research themes
  • An active contribution to University activities such as committees and research groups

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor John Murray, Head of Computer Science and Technology, by emailing

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 




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