[Elsnet-list] Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Stephen Cox (CMP) S.J.Cox at uea.ac.uk
Thu Apr 12 10:49:39 CEST 2012


Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, to work in at least one of the following areas:

• Computer graphics
• Computer vision
• Computer speech/language processing

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant area and a strong research track record in at least one of the above areas. They should be able to show evidence of conducting independent research at the highest level and participating in the international research community, and also demonstrate a clear future research strategy. We especially welcome candidates whose research spans more than one of the above areas, but preference will be given to an outstanding candidate who works in any of them.

The post-holder will also contribute to the teaching of a range of Computing Science courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including core computer science material as well as material related to their research specialities. The position will also entail advising students, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects and playing a role in the running of the School.

Common to all academic staff at UEA is an expectation of appropriate contributions to teaching and related activities and to enterprise and engagement. Enterprise and engagement involves academic staff in the use of, or development of, intellectual capital which benefits both the University and non-academic sectors, through community engagement and interactions with other public sector bodies, business and the third sector.

Education, Experience & Achievements
Essential Criteria
• PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate area
• Evidence of successful research activity in a relevant area
• Evidence of independent research
• Publications in international scientific journals that demonstrate excellence and world leading impact
• Experience of teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students
• Demonstrable potential for enterprise and engagement activities

Skills & Knowledge
Essential Criteria
• Excellent Supervisory skills
• Excellent Teaching skills
• Deep technical knowledge of at least one of computer graphics/vision/speech and language processing
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
• Excellent presentation skills
• Excellent time management and organisational skills
• Ability to contribute to the administration, delivery and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduatel modules
Desirable Criteria
• Ability to teach in core areas of computer science such as software engineering, databases and networks

Personal Attributes
Essential Criteria
• Ability and willingness to contribute to the administration, strategic development and general life of the School and University
• Ability to support and develop research within the School and wider research community
• Enthusiasm for working with Students
• Ability to support and develop research within the School and wider research community
• Aptitude for working both independently and as part of a team to achieve individual, departmental and organisational goals
• Capable of facilitating and identifying new research opportunities for collaborations internationally, within UEA and the Norwich Research Park
• Interest and enthusiasm for teaching and developing new methods of undergraduate learning
• Ability to supervise postgraduate research students

For a fuller description of the post and details of how to apply, please go to http://www.uea.ac.uk/hr/jobs/acad/atr1059.htm and download the document "Further Particulars in PDF format"

To arrange an Informal discussion please contact
Professor Stephen Cox
Head of the Graphics, Vision and Speech Laboratory s.j.cox at uea.ac.uk<mailto:s.j.cox at uea.ac.uk> or +44 (0)1603 592582

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Friday 4 May 2012
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