Lecturer in Computing Data Science Teaching and Research
University of Dundee Department of Computer Science
United Kingdom

About us:


The School of Science and Engineering comprises the disciplines delivering degree programmes in Biomedical, Civil, Electronic, and Mechanical Engineering, Computing, Mathematics, and Physics as well as the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). The School benefits from superb research infrastructure, substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and the University's established excellence in delivering undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses. Excellence in teaching and research consistently leads to impressive NSS scores and a REF 2014 profile marking Civil Engineering, General Engineering (encompassing Physics) and Mathematics all 1st in Scotland and in the top 10 in the UK. Computing and CAHID deliver world leading research with impact.


We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our staff as a Lecturer in Computing - Data Science (Teaching & Research). The successful candidate will significantly enhance our research and teaching strengths and foster interdisciplinary links across the wider University. We are looking for a candidate with a strong track record of research and a clear research plan that fits in or significantly expands our teaching and research in Data Science.


The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of the research in Computing through the highest quality publications supported by appropriate research funding. For appointments at Grade 8, we would expect evidence of independent funding.

Your priorities will include:


Contribute to the research activities in the area of Data Science at the highest level (REF 3-4* quality)
Publish in high quality research journals and present work at major international conferences
Develop appropriate opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange with other academic or industrial partners
Support the full economic cost of research by generating grant income and/or industrial funding
Supervise research, masters, and undergraduate students
Who we're looking for:

PhD in a relevant subject

Ability to produce research outputs of internationally excellent quality
Ability to generate external funding for research projects
Ambitious research plans which will be competitive for RCUK, EU or equivalent funding streams and/or for industrial funding mechanisms
Experience of teaching at university (or equivalent) level
We are one of the UK's leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine & engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.


For further information about this position please contact Mr Andy Cobley (a.e.cobley@dundee.ac.uk) or Dr Rachel Menzies (r.menzies@dundee.ac.uk)


To find out more about the School please visit www.dundee.ac.uk/scienceengineering/


The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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