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Lecturer in Computer Science

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 7 £37,099 - £41,732 per annum
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 07/21/2024
Date Posted: 07/04/2024
Reference: A1497


Lecturer in Computer Science

School of Business, Computing & Social Sciences

Park Campus, Cheltenham

1.0FTE, 37 hours per week


About the school or department

The School of Business, Computing, and Social Science is located across three campuses within Cheltenham and Gloucester which provide inspiring learning and teaching environments. This post will be based in the regency style Park Campus, Cheltenham which is home to state-of-the-art technology, collaborative learning spaces and a dynamic team of educators.


The school's strategic aims are founded in social justice and delivered through creative and innovative teaching and the development of external relationships. We pride ourselves on our support for students and aiding students in their employability and personal growth, through innovative pedagogy developments and real-world engagements in our programmes.


Recent years have seen the development of a supportive and creative research environment, resulting in a successful submission to REF2021 under UoA12, 17 and 21. Members of our team have had increasing success in securing grant or consultancy funding, and in generating research impact by engaging with external stakeholders. 


About the role 

We are looking to appoint a new member of staff in the Technical and Applied Computing subject area to join our dynamic, successful, and expanding community. You will be based at our beautiful Park Campus in Cheltenham which is located at the heart of the golden valley and GCHQ.


The Technical and Applied Computing subject area is part of the University of Gloucestershire’s School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences, where we have an opportunity for a talented individual with a real flair for teaching and research to join the team. A focus for the University is preparing students for their future career and our links with industry are key to this.


We are looking for applications from Computing specialists who will ideally have experience of teaching in Higher Education and have an interest in research and development in a Computer Science area. You should have technical and research skills in networking, cybersecurity, programming and/or data science. You will be supporting the delivery of a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


It is desirable that you have experience in cloud security, Blockchain or the security information management. You must also have a demonstrable high level of technical skills and excellence in the use of Windows and Linux-based operating systems.


The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.


Contact Details

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Key Dates

Closing date: 21st July 2024

Interview: Provisionally 2nd August 2024


Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your eligibility before applying for this position. Visit for more information. 


To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form, alternatively, you can submit a CV and Support Statement showcasing how you meet the essential criteria, CVs alone will not be considered. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.


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