COMP0057 – Hourly Paid Lecturer

University of West London

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School of Computing & Engineering
Salary:  

£32.70 to £49.95 per hour

Release Date:  

Wednesday 06 December 2023

Closing Date:  

Sunday 04 February 2024

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed

Reference:  

COMP0057

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023. 

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.   

*University status awarded in or after 1992  

The School 

The School of Computing and Engineering is a professional and student focused School with high quality teaching, student experience and research informed teaching at the top of its priority list. The School has strong links with local, national and international partners and employability of graduates is the key to courses that we offer. The School enjoys state-of-the-art equipment and continues to invest heavily in its improvement. Our courses are fully accredited by relevant professional bodies across the board.

The Role 

SCE is looking for a ‘talent bank’ of HPLs to help deliver our courses.  We are looking for experienced academic who could help with general course delivery, project supervision and marking of assessments, especially for some of our very large cohorts.  Being part of our talent bank does not automatically represent a promise of work but is to gather a cohort of potential helpers across the whole range of our courses. Although we are looking for support in many areas, we would strongly welcome applicants with some specialist skills:  In computer Science were are looking for academics or practitioners with experience in Cyber Security.  In Engineering and the Built Environment we are looking for academics or practitioners in Quantity and Building surveying.

The Person

The candidate should have knowledge of current Information to contribute to our both undergraduate and postgraduate course. Evidence of teaching experience and an established research track record, or equivalent industrial experience, with appropriate outputs in a discipline relevant to the subject are also required. The appointee will contribute to research, enterprise development and commercial training in appropriate sub-discipline(s) within the Information Technology field, as well as community engagement activities.

Applicants do not have to hold a PhD in a relevant field but  demonstrable track record of teaching experience within the Higher Education sector is looked for.  Equally, industrial practitioners are also encouraged to apply.

In addition to the online application form, you should submit a full academic CV.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0  

Please email [email protected]   if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Prof Phil Cox, Head of School of School of Computing and Engineering – [email protected]

Additional Information 

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

This post is not available for UWL students.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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