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Associate Professor in Computer Science

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £54,421 to £63,059 Per Annum Permanent Full Time
Release Date:  Monday 15 May 2023
Closing Date:   Thursday 15 June 2023
Interview Date:   Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  DTA91-23

Staffordshire University (Stoke on Trent campus) has an exciting award portfolio that includes Computer Science, Cyber, AI, and Big Data/Analytics courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, each has a key focus on practical scholarship, research, industry relevance and employability. 

The university is keen to appoint enthusiastic individuals who will contribute to academic development in the area of computer science through both teaching and research activity. It is expected that you would have a record of research in the area through grants and completed PhD supervision. You would be expected to have worked in delivering subjects to on-campus students, and distance learners. In addition, it is essential that you have a willingness to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of the following areas of Computer Science - to include Cyber, AI, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, Programming, Digital Transformation, Cloud Computing, and Algorithm Design. The team of staff you would be joining teach and support the delivery of modules with both a practical and theoretical focus.  

You will be student focused, team-oriented and flexible with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. Recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE in either face to face or distance learning mode is essential, as is experience of module leadership and development. 

You should be familiar with the development of CPD and be able to lead on pedagogical developments and best practice in computing education.

To find out more and to apply please visit our website

Who is Staffordshire University? 

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

•    Competitive incremental rates of Pay
•    37 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
•    Excellent Pension Scheme
•    Access to continued professional and personal development
•    An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
•    Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
•    Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
•    Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible

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Further details:

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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