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Ref no:
GCU01068
Published:
24/11/2021
Closes:
14/1/2022
Location:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
Salary:
£43,434 - £50,296 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

Advert

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Department of Computing, within the School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is a dynamic and vibrant academic community with a strong track record of applied research, innovative teaching and award-winning knowledge transfer activities.

To support our University wide investment in Data Science we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Data Science. The primary purpose of this appointment will be to contribute to our Data Science research activities and teaching within the School. We also expect the successful candidate to be able to contribute to our cross School Data Science initiatives, to contribute to the development of new and enhanced curricula and taught provision in areas relevant to Data Science and to inspire current and future students.

PhD or PhD near completion in a relevant discipline area such as Computing, Psychology, Statistics, Engineering, Informatics, Artificial Intelligence is required for this role.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate ability to generate high impact publications and secure significant research income while contribute towards our mission to be a University for the Common Good.  Demonstrable ability to teach (lectures, seminars etc.) small, medium and large sized groups through blended learning, both on and off campus and using new and innovative technological developments is required.

If you wish to know more about this role or for an informal discussion please feel free to contact Professor Gordon Morison on 0141 331 3352 or at gordon.morison@gcu.ac.uk

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and is one of only two such Schools in Scotland to hold the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award for promoting gender equality and women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) and allied STEMM subjects (surveying, environment and management of all themes) in higher education.

 

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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