Senior Lecturer in Computing Science, Natural & Computing Sciences (NCS195A)

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences is looking to appoint one full-time staff at Senior Lecturer level in Computing Science with research expertise in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security (TIPS) areas. Applicants should have the ambition to work across disciplines and with industry to achieve their research vision.

School/Section: Natural & Computing Sciences
Division: Computing Science
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £53,348 - £60,022
Ref No: NCS195A
Closing Date: 11-JUN-2022


Job Description

Candidates whose work is applicable to domains such as cybersecurity, energy, agri-food and healthcare, or who undertake research related to machine learning, explainable AI, human/machine collaboration, multi-agent systems or natural language technologies are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to strengthen the department’s expertise in these areas.

The successful candidate will also be expected to teach on a broad range of computing science lectures, laboratory classes and tutorials, and undertake administrative duties as necessary.

Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate an excellent research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic conferences and journals. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate their potential for sustaining a funded research programme at the University of Aberdeen.

Candidates should have a PhD and demonstrable research experience in Computer Science or a related discipline relevant to the role.

For a Senior Lecturer position, candidates should demonstrate a track record of successful grant applications, research student supervision and undergraduate/taught postgraduate teaching.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 8, £52,559 - £59,135 per annum, with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Matthew Collinson, Senior Lecturer (

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser ( for further information.

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Job Reference Number:  NCS195A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 11 June 2022

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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